Genetics Assignment, biology homework help

Genetics Assignment, biology homework help

 Each of your responses should be one or more paragraphs long, depending upon the depth of the question. (An answer consisting of only a few short sentences is insufficient, and will receive a poor grade.)

  1. Discuss the human Y chromosome. Compare the human X and Y chromosomes in terms of size and number of genes. Describe in detail how the Y chromosome determines maleness in humans.
  2. Why are calico cats almost always female? In what rare circumstances is a male calico cat possible? Explain the details of the cellular mechanisms that result in their patchwork coat color. In your explanation, be sure to define the following terms: X-inactivation, dosage compensation, Barr body and the Lyon hypothesis.

 
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