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The American Biology Teacher. 1992; 548482–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449554
Published: 01 November 1992
... Journal, 187, 875- 886. Thatcher 875 187 Biochemical Journal 1980 Ursprung, H. & Leone, J. (1965). Alcohol dehydrogenase: A polymorphism in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Experi- mental Zoology, 160, 147-154. Ursprung 147 160 Journal of Experimental Zoology 1965 Van...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759704–707 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.13
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lukáš Falteisek; Jan Černý; Vanda Janštová To involve students in thinking about the problem of AIDS (which is important in the view of nondecreasing infection rates), we established a practical lab using a simplified adaptation of Thomas’s (2004) method to determine the polymorphism of HIV co...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 522103–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449045
Published: 01 February 1990
...., Sakaguchi, A.Y., Young, A.B., Shoulson, I., Bonilla, E. & Martin, J.B. (1983). A polymorphic DNA marker genetically linked to Huntington's dis- ease. Nature, 306, 234-238. Gusella 234 306 Nature 1983 Knowlton, R.G., Cohen-Haguenauer, O., Van Cong, N., Frezal, J., Brown, V.A., Barker, D...
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(a) A single-nucleotide <b>polymorphism</b> between a wild-type and a variant gene...
Published: 01 August 2014
Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting polypeptide. Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting polypeptide. Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802140–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.140
Published: 01 February 2018
...Julie J. Lesnik This classroom exercise aims to help students understand the three Ps of genetic complexity: polymorphic, polygenic, and pleiotropic. Using coin flips and dice rolls, students are able to generate the genotype and phenotype of a random individual. From there, students find a mate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78162–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.62
Published: 01 January 2016
... polymorphism. These individuals may reject bitter vegetables like broccoli, potentially putting them at risk for obesity and chronic disease. However, learned associations with food, including rewards, social experiences, and modeling, have also been shown to explain food choice. The respective roles of taste...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766386–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.6
Published: 01 August 2014
...Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting polypeptide. Figure 3. (a) A single-nucleotide polymorphism between a wild-type and a variant gene. (b) Possible consequences of SNPs in the resulting...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 724241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.4.8
Published: 01 April 2010
...Laura K. Palmer This lesson uses characters from the Harry Potter series of novels as a ‘‘hook’’ to stimulate students' interest in introductory forensic science. Students are guided through RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) analysis using inexpensive materials and asked to interpret...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... ). Ecological genetics of adaptive color polymorphism in pocket mice: geographic variation in selected and neutral genes . Evolution , 58 , 1329 – 1341 . Hoekstra, H.E. , Hirschmann, R.J. , Bundey, R.A. , Insel, P.A. , & Crossland, J.P. ( 2006 ). A single amino acid mutation contributes to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809697–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.697
Published: 01 November 2018
...-RL Plant pathogens............................1.35-I, 8.594-I PlantingScience............................8.578-RL Pleiotropy............................2.140-TT Polygenes............................2.140-TT Polymorphisms............................2.140-TT Prediction-observation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803198–202 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.198
Published: 01 March 2018
... probiotic microorganisms in food and nutrition . American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , 73 , 365 – 373 . Liu, W-T. , Marsh, T. L. , Cheng, H. , & Forney, L. J. ( 1997 ). Characterization of microbial diversity by determining terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms of genes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798615–620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.615
Published: 01 October 2017
... lifespan ( p value is not given). However, not all smokers experience earlier mortality; in fact, a small proportion manage to survive to extreme ages. It has been postulated that these smokers are long-lived because they possess a set of 215 single nucleotide polymorphisms in their genomes, which enables...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.253
Published: 01 April 2017
... and/or disease, but the term also tells us that a DNA sequence change has occurred. A 1 percent frequency of occurrence cut-off is used to distinguish DNA sequence polymorphisms (> 1%) from sequence “mutations” (< 1%). With our new view of human genetic diversity, we may want to consider...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78115–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.15
Published: 01 January 2016
... polymorphisms (SNPs), small DNA changes common among the population. There are millions of SNPs throughout the human genome, many of which have been associated with disease. Depending on an individual's DNA sequence at a specific location in the genome, his or her risk for a particular disease may be increased...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778577–582 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.3
Published: 01 October 2015
... selection for heterozygosity and a negative selection against affected homozygotes. (Such a situation can produce balanced polymorphism equilibrium but not H-W eq, because the calculation to keep the genotype constant requires further parameters.) This makes sickle-cell anemia a poor choice for the context...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 773211–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.3.10
Published: 01 March 2015
... translation. Many high schools and introductory college/nonmajors biology laboratories now use polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to amplify DNA – often using commercial kits for DNA fingerprinting to illustrate DNA polymorphisms. Although these laboratories enhance student learning, students still don’t always...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772108–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.5
Published: 01 February 2015
.... (1993). Genetic drift in a visibly polymorphic spider, Enoplognatha ovata : antidote to the peppered moth. Journal of Biological Education, 27 , 115–120. Perry, R. (1965). The World of the Tiger (p. 190). New York, NY: Atheneum. Prieur, D.J. & Collier, L.L. (1984). Maltese dilution of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77163–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.9
Published: 01 January 2015
... condensed chromatin and the short segments of DNA that are highly polymorphic or variable between most humans and are too small to be seen by this technology. Karyotype analysis is not useful for detecting small translocation, deletion, or duplication events. To identify copy-number variants and/or...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768493–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.2
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Biological Theory, 8 , 211–220. Braendle, C., Caillaud, M.C. & Stern, D.L. (2005a). Genetic mapping of aphicarus – a sex-linked locus controlling a wing polymorphism in the pea aphid ( Acyrthosiphon pisum ). Heredity, 94 , 435–442. Braendle, C., Friebe, I., Caillaud, M.C. & Stern, D.L...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766396–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.7
Published: 01 August 2014
...). Illuminating the black box of genome sequence assembly: a free online tool to introduce students to bioinformatics. American Biology Teacher, 75 , 572–577. Falteisek, L., Černý, J. & Janštová, V. (2013). A simplified technique for evaluating human CCR5 genetic polymorphism. American Biology Teacher...