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  1. Somatic Cell
  2. John Ray
  3. Chromatin
  4. RNA
  5. Codon
  1. a a specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid
  2. b ribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins
  3. c the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
  4. d Any cell in a multicellular organism except a sperm or egg cell (reproductive cell).
  5. e (Distinguised groups of plants and animals by their ability to mate with one another) English naturalist; defined the terms Genus and species. Genus: a group of closely related organisms. Species: a group of organisms that are structurally similar and can pass these similarities on to their off-spring (capable of mating or breeding to produce fertile offspring).

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The most abundant type of RNA, which together with proteins froms the structure of ribosomes. Ribosomes coordinate the sequential coupling of tRNA molecules to mRNA codons; also called ribosomal RNA.
  2. Environmental change causes morphological change
  3. the number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene
  4. the hypothesis that organisms' bodies change during their lifetimes by use and disuse and that these changes are inherited by their offspring
    - Traits developed during a parent's lifetime could be passed to their offspring
  5. describes a characteristic that is influenced by many genes

5 True/False Questions

  1. AnagenesisA pattern of evolutionary change involving the transformation of an entire population, sometimes to a state different enough from the ancestral population to justify renaming it as a separate species; also called phyletic evolution.


  2. Alfred Russel Wallace(The Origin of Species) a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist. He is best known for independently proposing a theory of evolution due to natural selection that prompted Charles Darwin to publish his own theory.


  3. Erasmus Darwinchange in a DNA sequence that affects genetic information


  4. Primitivea word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms


  5. Classification(genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents


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