Friday, 13 April 2012

Chromosome inversions and Meiosis

Here's a typical problem involving a chromosome inversion.  Your task is to find out what the end products of meiosis (i.e. haploid cells) will be after a specific crossover during prophase I.

Here's how I solve this:

You can see a full-screen version by clicking on the YouTube link.

Restriction Mapping example

Dr. Bird goes over this restriction mapping example.  Here are the data:

Create a circular restriction map from this.

The answer key is here:


You can make it larger by clicking on the YouTube logo in the bottom-right corner and making it full screen from the YouTube site. 

If you want more practice, go to this other blog post!