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Reebop Lab Essay

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a) The characteristics that showed up most frequently were:One nose, pink coloured nose, 2 antennas, 6 legs, 2 eyes and 2 green humps were the most common characteristics.b) The Characteristics that showed up very seldom were:3 eyes, 2 body segments, blue legs, 1 antenna, a straight tail and 1 green hump.c) The following traits were found to be homozygous dominant:EE ( Eye number - 2 eyes)CC (Curly Tail)VV (Red eyes)d) The following traits were found to be heterozygous:Aa (Antenna number: 2 antennas)Mm (# of Humps - 2 green humps)Nn (Leg number - six legs)Ll (blue legs)e) The following traits were found to be homozygous recessive:dd (2 body segments)tt (white tail)ii (o group blood type)f) Is your ReeBop a Purebred? Why or why not?No, our reebop Baljit is not a purebred. This is because there are many genotypes involved in making the reebop which means that the results will vary. Since most of the characteristics were heterozygous, this results in a creature that will not be a purebread as for different traits can form. Also the mating was very random which could also increase the chance of the reebop not being a purebreed.g) What is the probability of your ReeBop’s genotype occurring?:Genotypic TraitProbability Ratio“Aa”1/3“BoBo”1/3“EE”1/3“VV”1/3“dd”1/3“Mm”1/3“CC”1/3“Ll”1/3“tt”1/3“xy”1/2“Nn”1/3“ii”1/6FfGgHH1/17Therefore, the probability would be 1/4015332.h) What is the probability of your ReeBop’s phenotype occurring?Phenotypic TraitProbability RatioTwo antenna1/2Orange nose1/3Two eyes1/2Red eyes1/2Two body Segments1/2Two green humps1/3Curly tail1/2Blue legs1/2White tail1/2Male1/26 legs1/2Blood type O1/43rd Darkest Skin colour 1/7Therefore, the probability would be 1/129024.i) Genotype and phenotype of grandbaby.TraitMale GeneFemale GeneGenotypePhenotypeAntenna #AAAa2 antennasNose ColourBoBoBo BoOrange noseEye #EeEe2 eyesEye ColourVVVVRed eyesBody Segment #DdDd3 body segments# of HumpsmMMm2 green humpsTail ShapeCcCcCurly TailLeg Colour LlLlRed legsTail ColourtTTtRed tailGender X tX tX t X tFemaleDisordersXX tX X tColour BlindLeg NumberNNNN6 legsBlood typeiiiiO blood typeSkin ColorFgHfGHFfggHH2nd lightestj) If your ReeBop has three eyes, your ReeBop will only live 2 years. What type of alleles are these? Find an example of where this actually occurs in a real situation.A ReeBop that has three eyes, resulting in him/her living for only 2 years is related to lethal alleles.The genes that result in a reebop having three eyes is homozygous recessive (ee). This means that the homozygous recessive will die either immediately or sooner. For example, in 1907, Edwin Baurbgan was working on understanding what was happening to his snapdragons. He realised that when you crossed two plants with the same alleles, you would receive a 2:1 ratio. These seedlings would not develop and would die almost instantly or within a few days....

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