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Ch.1 Introduction to Genetics
Ch.2 Mendel's Laws of Inheritance
Ch.3 Extensions to Mendelian Inheritance
Ch.4 Genetic Mapping and Linkage
Ch.5 Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses
Ch.6 Chromosomal Variation
Ch.7 DNA and Chromosome Structure
Ch.8 DNA Replication
Ch.9 Mitosis and Meiosis
Ch.10 Transcription
Ch.11 Translation
Ch.12 Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes
Ch.13 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes
Ch.14 Genetic Control of Development
Ch.15 Genomes and Genomics
Ch.16 Transposable Elements
Ch.17 Mutation, Repair, and Recombination
Ch.18 Molecular Genetic Tools
Ch.19 Cancer Genetics
Ch.20 Quantitative Genetics
Ch.21 Population Genetics
Ch.22 Evolutionary Genetics
History of Genetics
Modern Genetics
Fundamentals of Genetics

Concept #1: History of Genetics

Practice: Match the following inheritance theory with the appropriate definition. 

I. Pangenesis                                   _________ 

II. Epigenesis                                   _________ 

III. Preformation                               _________ 

IV. Blending Theory of Inheritance _________ 

A. Children were derived from substances found in the sex cells 

B. Children are a blend of parental traits 

C. Sew cells contain a miniature adult, which will keep growing until adulthood 

D. Gemmule particles were carried from different body parts to reproductive organs

Practice: Which of the following terms describes the process of breeding organisms for certain phenotypes?

Practice: Mendel proposed that ___________ controlled inheritance?