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BUCAS BI 107Kathryn SpiliosFall

BI 107 Lecture 10: Beginning of Macroevolution

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Bi107 - lecture 10 - beginning of macroevolution. Banded iron formations in sediments dating back nearly 2. 5 billion years ago show evidence of rust,
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BUCAS BI 107Kathryn SpiliosFall

CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Natural Selection, Gene Flow, Mutation

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Adaptive radiation -- form of speciation that is especially rapid due to ecological factors. 4. 5 - 4. 6 bya: formation of earth; cooling of earth"s su
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BUCAS BI 107Kathryn SpiliosFall

CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Siccar Point, Transposable Element, Uniformitarianism

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Carolus linnaeus: taxonomy, god creates, linnaeus arranges , binomial nomenclature. Believed the diversity of life was a divine creation with no extinc
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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Allele, Gene Pool

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Allele and genotype frequencies changing = evolution. Gene/allele frequency: distribution of a and a. Measure the amount of genetic variation in a popu
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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Thermodynamics, Haloalkane, Bromine

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Restrictive, due to water temperature, salinity and food supply. Oceans can be divided into distinct life zones by water depth and light penetration. S
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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Hox Gene, Pitx1, Gene Expression

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Hominidae, Pax6, Evolutionary Developmental Biology

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BI 107 Lecture 6: Evidence for Macroevolution

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Bi107 - lecture 6 - evidence for macroevolution. Can be used to document the course of life through time: the molecular record. Without these errors, t
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BUCAS BI 107Kathryn SpiliosFall

CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Rodhocetus, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Pax6

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Fresca

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Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species. Ex) birds are seemingly obviously within the individual aves species, yet they possess q
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BUCAS BI 107Kathryn SpiliosFall

CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Vasopressin, Common Spotted Cuscus, Microevolution

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Bi107 - lecture 7 - evidence for evolution/natural science (3) homologous traits. Continued from last lecture, the third of five evidence for evolution
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BI 107 Lecture 5: Inbreeding Evolutionary Mechanisms

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Example) population has genotype ratio 46aa: 28aa: 26aa and is subject to complete inbreeding. 46 aa 28 aa 26aa (1st generation) heterozygote populatio
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