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Department
Biology (Biological Sciences)
Course
BIOL201
Professor
Michael Harrington
Semester
Fall

Description
Biology 207 - Practice questions 7 - Sex chromosomes Question 1 Recall from class that while mammals and flies both use an XX - XY sex chromosome system they use different sex determination and dosage compensation mechanisms. O o a) What would be the phenotype of an red / red cat if mammals used a sex determination system and a dosage compensation system similar to Drosophila? + 1 b) What would be the phenotype of an w / w fly if Drosophila used a sex determination system and a dosage compensation system similar to mammals? Question 2 (This is an old midterm question) In turkeys the Bh-gene is responsible for leg morphology and the E-gene is responsible for feather colour. Wild type turkeys have strong legs and bronze coloured feathers. You are in charge of a flock of
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