What do gene pools represent in evolution?
A gene pool is all of the genes available in an interbreeding population. For example, if there was a population of interbreeding dogs the gene pool would consist of brown fur, white fur, black fur, brown eyes, blue eyes, etc....
A gene pool is all the genes and their different alleles that are present in an interbreeding population, so I believe in evolution, they represent all of the interbred species and how they have adapted to change.
Does anyone have an easy way to remember all of the eukaryote classifications (taxa) in order and how specific/ broad they are?
Kids (kingdom) Prefer (phylum) Candy (class) Over (order) Fried (family) Green (genus) Spinach (species)
Kind = kingdom
People = phylum
Can = class
Offer = order
Friendly = family
Generous = genus
Skills = species
What were the main differences between bacteria, archea, and eukaryotes?
An easy way to remember all of the eukaryote classifications (taxa) in order is
Keep = Kingdom
Pond = Phylum
Clean = Class
Or = Order
Froggy = Family
Gets = Genus
Sick = Species
Some of the main differences of bacteria, archaea and eukaryotes are below:
Bacteria - histones are absent, introns are rare or absent, the cell walls are made of a chemical called peptidoglycan
Archaea - proteins similar to histones bound to DNA, cell walls are not made of peptidoglycan
Eukaryotes - histones are present, introns are frequent, cell walls are not always present
Explain the main ideas behind the five characteristics of natural selection.
The characteristics of natural selection are based on inherited variation,competition,selection,adaption,and evolution.
Inherited variation is there is genetic variation within a population which can be inherited within the gene pool.
Competition occurs when there is a limitation on resources in a ecosystem which causes a population of species to compete each other for survival.
Selection occurs when the environment causes pressures for different reproduction within the population.
Adaption in the environment with increase the like hood to survive.
Lastly evolution changes allele frequency in the gene pool of a population.
There isn't a cells topic posted so I'm asking this here even though it doesn't really fit in. Which organelles are specific to animal cells vs plant cells and why did cells evolve this way?
How does artificial selection cause evolution?
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