Answers to Review Questions
General Genetics
Emporia State University

These are answers to some of the problems from your textbook (Tamarin, R. 1996. Principles of Genetics, 5th ed., Wm. C. Brown Publ., Inc.). The answers for almost all of the questions that are at the ends of the chapters are at the back of the book. The answers below provide some additional detail. Be sure that you understand how to work these problems and other similar problems in your textbook, as these problems (in one form or another) may appear on examinations.

  • Chapter 2 -- Mendel's Principles
  • Chapter 3 -- Mitosis and Meiosis
  • Chapter 4 -- Probability and Statistics
  • Chapter 5 -- Sex Determination, Sex Linkage, and Pedigree Analysis
  • Chapter 6 -- Linkage and Mapping in Eukaryotes
  • Chapter 7 -- Linkage and Mapping in Prokaryotes
  • Chapter 8 -- Cytogenetics
  • Chapter 9 -- Chemistry of the Gene
  • Chapter 10 -- Gene Expression: Transcription
  • Chapter 18 -- Quantitative Inheritance
  • Chapter 19 -- Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium and Mating Systems
  • Chapter 20 -- Population Genetics: Processes...

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