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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTB14H3
Professor
Michael Schillaci
Semester
Fall

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Lecture ­ 11 04/01/2014 Human Evolution and Diseases  Artificial Selection:  Ex: Pigeons Selection by humans for particular traits.  Eugenics:  Mutation: type of variation. Some diseases are caused by  mutations Genetic Drift: evolutionary change as a result of random factors. Most significant in small populations.  Founder Effect: small populations budding off from a larger population.  Bottleneck effect: a restriction in genetic variability with a decrease in population size.  Gene flow: exchange of gene between populations AND HAS An EFFECT OF MAKING populations more  similar. Sickle cell anemia: caused my mutation  Heterozygous – advantage – protection from malaria  Polymorphism: there’s multiple forms.  If you are in a area where malaria isn’t common, then sickle cell isn’t much help.  There’s a higher mutation rate with in the sickle cell especiall
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