Biol 117

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pchao809
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Biol 117
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2010-04-12 03:17:27
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Biol 117 CH8 test2
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  1. Multifactorial Disorders
    • Two categories:
    • Qualitative
    • Quantitative
  2. Qualitative Traits
    A genetic disease that is either present or absent.
  3. Quantitative
    Measurable physiological or biochemical quantities such as height, blood pressure, body mass index...
  4. heritability
    • h2
    • to quantify the role of genetic differences in determining variability of quantitative taits.

    = Variance in DZ pairs - Variance in MZ pairs / Variance in DZ pairs.

    MZ twins- share 100% genes; DZ - share 50 %

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