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GENETICS Complete all three parts and answer all questions.
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Student Name

 

 

Date

 

 

Questions

Student Response

 

Part I

 

Original DNA Strand:

 

3’-T A C C C T T T A G T A G C C A C T-5’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcription (base sequence of RNA):

 

 

 

 

Translation (amino acid sequence):

 

 

Mutated gene sequence one:

 

3’-T A C C T T T A G T A G C C A T-5'

 

 

Transcription (base sequence of RNA):

 

 

 

 

Translation (amino acid sequence):

 

 

Mutated gene sequence two:

 

3’-T A C C T T T A T A G C A C T-5’

 

Transcription (base sequence of RNA):

 

 

 

 

Translation (amino acid sequence):

 

 

What is the significance of the first and last codons of an mRNA transcript?

 

Explanation:

What meaning do these mRNA codons have for protein synthesis?

 

Explanation:

 

 

 

Did the two mutations result in a change in the final proteins? If so, describe the change.

 

Response/ explanation:

In general, why might a change in amino acid sequence affect protein function?

 

 

 

 

 

Explanation:

 

Part II

 

Punnett Square

 

 

  1. Chances (%) for healthy child, not a carrier
  2. Chances (%) for child that is carrier for cystic fibrosis trait
  3. Chances (%) for child with cystic fibrosis

 

 

Fill out/adapt Punnett Square:

 

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  1. Chances (%) for healthy child, not a carrier:

     

  1. % for child that is carrier for cystic fibrosis trait:      
  2. % for child with cystic fibrosis:      

 

Part III: Essay

 

How do both meiosis and sexual reproduction (fertilization) produce offspring that differ genetically from the parents?

  • Include steps in meiosis that increase variability
  • Include the process of fertilization.

 

Explanation:

 

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  • GENETICS Complete all three parts and answer all questions.
    $15.00

    Student Name Date Questions Student Response Part I Original DNA Strand: 3’-T A C C C T T T A G T A G C C A C T-5’ Transcription (base sequence of RNA): 5’-AUG, G

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