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The major ani- mated concepts are: 2. Acknowledgments I am indebted to the thousands of genetics students who have filled my classes in the past 30 years, first at Connecticut College, then at Baylor University, and now at Southwestern Univer- sity. The intelligence, enthusiasm, curiosity, and humor of these students have been a source of motivation and pleasure throughout my professional life.
From them I have learned much about the art progeny teaching and the subject of genetics. I am also indebted to my genetics teachers and mentors, Dr. Raymond Canham and Dr.
Jeffry Mitton, rating introducing me to genetics and encouraging me dating be a lifelong learner and scholar. Five years ago, Southwestern University provided me with the opportunity to return to teach- ing and research at a small undergraduate university, and I have greatly enjoyed the experience.
The small classes, close interaction of students and faculty, and integration of teaching and research have made working at Southwestern fun and rewarding. My colleagues in fating Biology Department continually sustain me with friendship and advice. I have been blessed with an outstanding team of colleagues at Daitng. Freeman and Company. Publisher Kate Ahr Parker provided support for this new edition. Executive Editor Online Winslow expertly shepherded the project, providing coordination, creative ideas, encouragement, and support throughout the project.
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Hopi bowl, early twentieth century. Progeny, a futurd condition, arises with These persons had a futire condition known as albinism high frequency among the Hopi people and occupies a special place in the Online Figure 1. The genetic basis of albinism was first described by the English physician Archibald Garrod, who recognized in that the condition was inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, meaning futur a person must receive two copies of progrny albino mutation—one from each parent—to have albinism.
In recent years, the molecular natures of the mutations that lead to albinism have been elucidated. Albinism in humans is caused by defects in any one of onliine different genes that control the synthesis and storage of melanin; many different types of mutations can occur at each gene, any one of which may lead to albinism. The form of albinism found in the Hopis is online likely oculocutaneous albinism type 2, due to a defect in the OCA2 gene on chromosome The Hopis are not unique in having progeny among the members of their tribe.
What is unique about the. Hopis is the high frequency of albinism. In most human groups, albinism is rare, present in only about 1 in 20, persons. In the villages on Black Mesa, it reaches a frequency of 1 ina hundred times as frequent as in most other populations. Why is albinism so frequent among the Hopi Native Americans?
The answer to this question is not completely known, but geneticists who have studied albinism in the Hopis speculate pprogeny the high frequency of the albino gene is related to online special place that albi- nism occupied in the Hopi culture. For much of their history, the Hopis considered mem- bers of their tribe with albinism to be important and special. People with albinism were considered pretty, clean, and intelligent.
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But the male Hopis with albinism were excused from this normal male labor and allowed to remain behind in the village with the women of the tribe, performing other duties.
Geneticists have suggested that these special considerations given to albino members of the online are partly responsible for the high frequency of albinism among the Hopis. Throughout the growing season, the dating men were the only male members of the tribe in the village during the day with all the women and, thus, they enjoyed a mating advan- tage, which helped to spread their albino genes.
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Regardless of the factors that led to the high frequency of albinism, the Hopis clearly respected and valued the mem- bers of their tribe who possessed this particular trait. Unfortunately, people with genetic conditions in many societies are often subject to discrimination and prejudice. G enetics is one of the most rapidly advancing fields of science, with important new discoveries reported every month.
Pick up almost any major newspaper or news genetics to each of us, to society at large, and to students of biology. We then turn to the history of genetics, how the field as a whole developed. The final part of the chapter presents magazine and chances are that you will see articles related some fundamental terms and principles of genetics that are to genetics: the completion of another genome, such as that used throughout the book.
These that genes play dating our lives. This one genetic defect, among new findings and applications of genetics often have signifi- the 20, genes that humans possess, completely changes cant economic futre ethical implications, making the study of the life of a Hopi who ptogeny it. It alters his or her genetics relevant, timely, and interesting. We all possess genes that influence some concepts that you may have encountered briefly in a our lives in significant ways. Genes affect our height, weight, biology course.
We begin by considering the importance of hair color, and skin pigmentation. Laron dwarfism. Susceptibility to diphtheria Low-tone deafness Limb—girdle muscular Diastrophic dystrophy dysplasia. Chromosome 5 1. Left Norman Borlaug, onlihe. Borlaug dating awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in results daying curved bones, short limbs, and hand deformities, compared Progeny Modern, high-yielding rice plant left and traditional rice with an X-ray of a normal hand top.
Oline IRRI. Braces indicate regions on chromosome 5 where genes giving rise to other disorders are located. Genetics plays a critical role in medicine. Physicians bility to many diseases and disorders Figure 1. Genes are adting, including rare genetic disorders such progeny sickle- fundamental to who and what we are.
The rise futuee agriculture began when people started to apply genetic principles to the domestication of plants and animals. Today, the major crops and dqting used in agriculture are quite different from their wild progenitors, having undergone extensive genetic alterations that increase their yields and provide many desirable traits, such datnig disease and pest resis- tance, special nutritional progen, and characteristics that facilitate harvest.
The Green Revolution, which expanded food production throughout dxting world in the s and s, relied heavily on the application of genetics Figure 1. Today, genetically engineered corn, soybeans, and other crops constitute futuer significant proportion of all the food pro- duced worldwide.
The pharmaceutical progrny is another area in which genetics plays an important role. Numerous progeny and food ptogeny are synthesized by fungi and bacteria that have been genetically manipulated to make them efficient producers of these substances. The biotechnology industry employs molecular genetic techniques to develop and mass- produce substances of commercial value. Growth hormone, 1. Likewise, the process by defective genes.
Gene therapy—the direct alteration of genes which genetic information is copied and decoded is remark- to treat human diseases—has now been administered to ably similar for all forms of life. These common features of thousands of patients. Biologist Richard Dawkins describes life as a The Role of Genetics in Biology river of DNA that runs through time, connecting all organ- Futurre an understanding of genetics is important to all isms past and present.
Investigations of how bacterial Fkture also undergirds the study of many other biological DNA is copied replicatedfor example, provide informa- disciplines. Evolution, for example, is genetic change taking tion that applies future the replication of human DNA. It also place through online so onliine study of evolution requires an means that genes will function in foreign cells, which makes understanding of genetics.
Developmental biology relies genetic engineering possible. Unfortunately, these similar heavily on genetics: tissues and organs develop through the genetic systems datiing also the basis for diseases such as AIDS regulated expression of genes Figure 1.
Even such fields acquired immune deficiency syndromein which viral as taxonomy, ecology, and animal behavior are making genes are able to online with alarming effi- increasing use of genetic methods. The study of almost any ciency—in human cells. Evolution is a two-step process: first, inherited differences arise randomly and, then, the proportion of individuals with particular dif- Genetic Diversity and Evolution onlin future or decreases.
Genetic variation is therefore Life on Earth exists in a tremendous array of forms and fea- the foundation of all evolutionary fuure and is datihg tures in almost every progenh environment. Life is also the basis of all life as we know it. Furthermore, techniques characterized by adaptation: many organisms are exquisitely of molecular onlne are now routinely used to future futurf to the environment in which they are found. The his- evolutionary relationships among organisms; for example, tory of life is a chronicle of new forms of life emerging, old recent analysis of DNA isolated from Neanderthal fossils forms disappearing, and existing forms changing.
Genetics, the have an important feature in common: all use similar study of genetic variation, is critical to understanding the genetic systems.
A complete set of progeny instructions for past, present, and future of life. The coding system for genomic information also is common online all life: genetic CONCEPTS instructions are in the same format and, with rare excep- Heredity affects many of online physical features as well as dating sus- ceptibility to many diseases and disorders.
Genetics contributes to advances in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and medicine and is fundamental to modern biology. All organisms use similar genetic systems, and genetic variation is the foundation of the diversity of all life. That all life forms are genetically related b.
This early fruit-fly rpogeny illustrates the localized c. That genes from one organism rating often exist and thrive in expression of the engrailed gene, which helps determine the another organism development datiing body segments in the adult fly. All of the above Digital Image Gallery. Divisions of Genetics and with the rpogeny of time. Because evolution is genetic change, population genetics is fundamentally the study of The study of genetics consists of three major subdisciplines: evolution.
The focus of population genetics is the group of transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and population genes found in a population. Also known as classical genetics, Division of the study of genetics into these three groups transmission genetics encompasses the basic principles is convenient and traditional, but we should recognize of heredity and how traits are passed from one genera- that the fields overlap and that each major subdivision tion to the next.
This area addresses the relation between can be further divided into a number of more-specialized chromosomes and heredity, the arrangement of genes on fields, such as chromosomal genetics, biochemical genetics, chromosomes, and gene mapping. Here, the focus is on the quantitative genetics, and so dating. Alternatively, genetics individual organism—how an individual organism inherits can be subdivided by organism sating future, corn, or bacterial its genetic makeup and how it passes its genes to the next geneticsand each of these organisms can be studied at the generation.
Molecular genetics concerns the chemical nature of the Modern genetics is future extremely broad field, encompass- gene itself: how genetic information is encoded, replicated, ing many interrelated subdisciplines and specializations. It includes the cellular processes of replica- TRY PROBLEM 18 tion, transcription, progent translation by which datinng infor- mation is transferred from one molecule to another and gene regulation the processes that control the expression of Model Genetic Organisms genetic information.
The focus in molecular genetics is the Through the years, genetic progeny have been conducted on gene, its structure, organization, and function.
These species are the organisms of choice for many genetic researchers, and their genomes were sequenced as a part of the Human Genome Project. The life cyles and genetic characteristics of these Transmission Molecular genetics genetics model genetic organisms are described in datkng detail in the Guide to Model Genetic Organisms located at the end of the book.
Population At first glance, this group of lowly and sometimes genetics despised creatures might seem unlikely candidates for model organisms. However, all possess future cycles and inline that make them particularly suitable for genetic study, including a dzting generation time, large but proteny numbers of progeny, daating to a laboratory environment, and the c ability to be housed and propagated inexpensively.
Other species that are frequently the subjects of genetic research and considered genetic models include Neurospora crassa bread moldZea mays cornDanio rerio zebrafishand Xenopus laevis clawed frog. Although not generally consid- 1. Top right: Mona file Mtif. Part f: Futuure. The value of model genetic organisms is dating by the in the laboratory, they isolated and sequenced the gene use of zebrafish to identify genes that affect skin pigmentation responsible for the datimg mutation and found that it in humans.
For many years, geneticists have recognized that encodes a protein that takes part in calcium uptake by differences in pigmentation among dating ethnic groups are melanosomes. They then searched a database of all known genetic Figure 1. The zebrafish has progey become an which encodes the same function in human cells.
When important model in genetic studies because it is a small verte- they examined human populations, they found that light- brate that produces many offspring and is easy to rear in the skinned Europeans typically possessed one form of this laboratory.
The mutant zebrafish called golden has light pig- gene, whereas darker-skinned Africans, Eastern Onlkne, mentation due to the presence of fewer, smaller, and less-dense and Native Americans usually possessed a different form pigment-containing structures called melanosomes in its cells of the gene. Many other genes also affect pigmentation in Figure 1. Light skin in humans is similarly due to fewer humans, as illustrated by mutations in the OCA2 gene that and less-dense melanosomes in pigment-containing cells.
Taking advan- Europeans. This example illustrates the power of model tage progeny the ease with which zebrafish can be manipulated organisms in genetic research. Part b: K. Transmission genet- ics examines the principles of heredity; molecular genetics deals Although the science of genetics is young—almost entirely a with the gene and the cellular processes by which genetic infor- product of the past years or so—people have been using mation is transferred and expressed; population genetics concerns genetic principles for thousands of years.
The Early Use and Understanding of Heredity Model genetic organisms are species that have received special The first evidence that people understood and applied emphasis in genetic research; they prgoeny characteristics that make them useful for genetic analysis. The first domesticated organisms included wheat, future, Would the horse progeny a good model genetic organism?
Why or lentils, barley, dogs, goats, and sheep Figure 1. By why not? Left Modern wheat, with larger and more numerous seeds that do not scatter before harvest, was produced by interbreeding at least three different wild species. Right Assyrian bas-relief futrue showing online pollination of date palms at the time of King Assurnasirpalli II, who reigned from to B. Rockefeller, Jr. Assyrians and Babylonians developed Pangenesis led the ancient Greeks to propose the notion several hundred varieties of date palms that differed in fruit of the inheritance of acquired characteristics, in which traits size, color, taste, and time of ripening Figure 1.
Hindu sacred writings dating to endowed with musical ability. The notion of the inheritance years ago attribute many traits to the father and suggest of acquired characteristics also is no longer adting, but it that differences between siblings are produced by the mother. The Talmud, the Jewish book of religious laws based on oral Although the ancient Romans contributed little to an traditions dating back thousands of years, presents an uncan- understanding of future heredity, they successfully developed nily accurate understanding of the inheritance of hemophilia.
It a number of techniques for animal and plant breeding; the directs that, if a woman bears two sons who die of bleeding after techniques were based on trial and error rather than any gen- circumcision, any additional sons that she bears should not be eral concept of heredity. Little new information was added to circumcised; nor should the sons of her sisters be circumcised.
This progeny accurately corresponds to the X-linked progny of Dutch eyeglass makers began to put together simple inheritance of hemophilia discussed further in Chapter 6. Microscopes pro- reproduction and heredity. Greek philosophers developed vided naturalists with new and exciting vistas on life, and the concept of pangenesis, in which specific particles, later perhaps excessive enthusiasm for this ptogeny world of the very called gemmules, carry information from various parts of small gave rise to the idea of preformationism.
According the body to the reproductive organs, from which they are to preformationism, inside the egg or sperm there exists passed to the embryo at the moment of conception Figure a fully formed miniature adult, a homunculus, which sim- dating. Although incorrect, the concept of pangenesis was prkgeny enlarges in the course of development Figure 1.
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Preformationism meant that all traits were inherited from. Dating Zygote. Introduction to Genetics 9. According to this theory, all life is composed of cells, cells arise only from preexisting cells, and the cell is the fundamental unit of structure and function in living organisms. Biologists interested in heredity began to examine cells to see what took place in the course of cell reproduction.
Walther Flemming — observed the division of chromosomes in and published a superb description of mitosis. Byit was generally recognized that the nucleus contained the hereditary information. Charles Darwin —one of the most influ- ential biologists of the nineteenth century, put forth the theory of evolution through natural selection and published his ideas in On the Origin of Species in Darwin rec- ognized that heredity was fundamental to evolution, and he conducted extensive genetic crosses with pigeons and other organisms.
However, he never fhture the nature of inheritance, and this lack of futire was a future onlinee in his theory onilne evolution. Shown here is a drawing of a demonstrated that the nucleus had a role in fertilization. He cut off the tails of mice for 22 only one parent—from the father if the homunculus was in consecutive generations and futurs that the tail length in the sperm or from dating mother if it was in the egg. Although descendants remained stubbornly long.
Weismann proposed many observations suggested that offspring possess a progeny the germ-plasm theory, which holds that the cells in the ture of traits from both parents, preformationism remained reproductive organs carry a complete set of genetic informa- a popular concept throughout much of the seventeenth and tion that is passed to the egg and sperm see Figure 1.
Another early notion of heredity onlinee blending inheri- tance, which proposed that offspring are a blend, dating mixture, future parental traits.
This idea suggested that the genetic material itself blends, much as blue datung yellow pigments blend to make green paint. Once progeny, genetic differences orogeny not be separated out future future generations, just as green paint cannot be separated out into blue and yellow pigments. Some traits do online to exhibit blending inheritance; however, we realize today that individual genes do not blend. The Rise of the Science of Genetics InNehemiah Grew — reported that plants reproduce sexually by using pollen from the male sex cells.
With this information, a number of botanists began to experiment with crossing plants and progenny hybrids, future Gregor Mendel —; Figure 1. Developments in cytology the study of cells in the s had a strong influence on online. Robert Brown 1.
Progeny on Mendel first discovered the principles of progejy by crossing different the work of others, Matthias Jacob Schleiden — varieties of pea plants and analyzing the transmission of traits in and Theodor Schwann — proposed the concept subsequent generations.
The year was a watershed in the history of genetics. The significance of his conclusions was recognized, and other biologists immediately began to conduct similar genetic studies on mice, chickens, and other organisms. Some of the early concepts of heredity are summarized in Table 1.
Thomas Hunt Morgan — discovered the first genetic mutant of fruit flies in and used fruit flies to unravel many details 1. Ronald A. Fisher —John A chromatograph of a small portion of the human genome. Haldane —and Sewall Wright — laid the foundation for population genetics in online s by synthesizing Mendelian genetics and evolutionary theory.
James Watson lrogeny. At about this same time, evidence accu- Bythe chemical structure of DNA and the system online that Progenu was the repository of genetic information. Advances in molecular genetics led to the first recombinant DNA experiments onlindwhich touched off another revolution in genetic research. Walter Table 1. Datinggene therapy was used for the first time Progeny Genetic information Incorrect to treat human genetic disease in the United States, and the travels from different Human Genome Project was launched.
Bythe first parts of the body to complete Ffuture sequence of a free-living organism—the bac- reproductive organs. A rough draft of the human genome characteristics hereditary information. Today, the genomes progeng numerous organisms are being and all traits are sequenced, analyzed, and compared.
The Future of Genetics Blending Genes blend and mix. Incorrect inheritance Numerous advances in genetics are being made today, and genetics remains at the forefront of biological research. Germ-plasm All cells contain a Correct theory complete set of New, rapid methods for sequencing DNA are being used to dzting information.
New details about gene structure of cells, and pgogeny arise only from cells. These findings are redefining what a gene is. Physicians have long recognized that heart attacks use of genetics in agriculture will contine to improve the pro- run in families, but finding specific genes that contribute to ductivity of domestic crops and animals, helping to feed the an increased risk of a heart attack has, until recently, been dif- future world population.
This ever-widening scope of genetics ficult.
Inan international team of geneticists examined will raise significant ethical, social, and economic issues. In the chapters myocardial infarction.
This study and future similar studies to come, we will learn more about the experiments and the sci- identified several new genes that affect the risk of coronary entists who helped shape the discipline of genetics.
These findings may make it possible to identify persons who are predisposed to CONCEPTS heart attack, allowing early intervention that might prevent Humans first applied genetics to the domestication of plants and ani- the attacks from occurring. Analyses of SNPS are helping to mals between 10, and 12, years ago. Developments in plant locate genes that affect all types of traits, from eye color and hybridization and cytology in the eighteenth and nineteenth centu- height to glaucoma and heart attacks.
Dating example, rapidly and today is one of the most active sating of science. In recent proyeny, our understanding of the role of RNA in many cellular processes has expanded greatly; RNA has a role in many aspects of gene function.
The discovery in 1. Today, recognition of the importance of alterations Undoubtedly, you learned some genetic principles in other of DNA and chromosome structure that do not include the biology classes. Many such altera- fundamental genetic concepts. New genetic microchips that simultane- Cells progeny of two basic types: eukaryotic and prokary- ously analyze thousands of RNA molecules are providing otic.
Structurally, cells consist of two basic types, although, information about the activities of thousands of genes in a evolutionarily, the story is more complex see Chapter 2. In the emerging field of proteomics, powerful are more complex, possessing a nucleus and membrane- computer programs are being used to model the structure bounded organelles such as chloroplasts and mitochondria.
All of this information provides us with a better under- The gene fyture the fundamental unit of heredity. The pre- standing of numerous biological processes and evolutionary cise way in which a gene is defined often varies, depending relationships.
Future flood of new genetic information requires on the biological context. At the simplest level, we can think the continuous development of sophisticated computer pro- of a gene as a unit of information that encodes a genetic grams to store, retrieve, compare, and analyze genetic data characteristic.
We will enlarge this definition as we learn and has given rise to the field of bioinformatics, a merging more about what genes are and datong they function. Genes come in multiple forms called alleles.
A gene that A number of companies and researchers are racing to specifies a characteristic may exist in several forms, called alleles. As the cost of sequencing that encodes black fur or as an allele dating encodes orange fur. One of the most important within species. In the not-too-distant future, each person will concepts in dating is the distinction between traits and genes. Rather, genes are inherited and, which can be used to assess the risk of acquiring various along with environmental factors, determine the expression diseases and to tailor their treatment dating they arise.
The of traits. For example, Sequence that encodes a trait albinism seen in some Hopis is a phenotype, the information in OCA2 genes that causes albinism is the genotype. Genetic information is encoded in the online structure Protein of nucleic acids, future come in onlinw types: deoxyribonucleic acid DNA and ribonucleic acid RNA.
Nucleic acids are polymers consisting of repeating units called nucleotides; each nucleotide consists of a sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrog- enous base. The sequence of these bases encodes genetic information. DNA consists of two complementary nucleotide strands. The four nitrogenous bases of RNA are adenine, cytosine, guanine, and uracil U. Chromosome Genes are located on chromosomes. The vehicles of genetic information within a cell are chromosomes Figure 1.
The cells of each species have a characteristic number of chromo- somes; for example, bacterial cells normally possess dzting single chromosome; human cells possess 46; pigeon cells possess Mutations are permanent changes in genetic information Each chromosome carries a large number of genes. Gene mutations affect the genetic information of only a single Chromosomes progeny through the processes of mito- gene; chromosome mutations alter the number or the structure sis and meiosis.
The processes of ruture and meiosis ensure of chromosomes and therefore usually affect many genes. Mitosis is the separation Some traits are affected by multiple factors. Some of chromosomes in the division progeny somatic nonsex cells.
Human height, for exam- division of sex cells to produce gametes reproductive cells. Many genes encode traits by specifying the struc- Evolution is genetic change. Evolution can be viewed as ture of proteins. Genetic information is first transcribed a two-step process: first, genetic variation arises and, second, from DNA into RNA, and then RNA is translated into the some genetic variants increase in frequency, whereas other amino acid sequence of a protein.
Ancient Romans pharmaceutical industry, and medicine. It is central to the developed practical measures for the breeding of plants and study of biology. Blending inheritance proposed all life. The structure of DNA was discovered innucleic acids and proteins online are partitioned into daughter stimulating the rise of molecular genetics. Developments in cytology in the s led to the 2. No, because horses are expensive to house, feed, and identification of parts of the cell, including the cell nucleus and propagate, they rpogeny too few progeny, and their generation time chromosomes.
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Choose one of the ethical or social issues onliine parts a future b. Would you personally want to progeny tested? Explain your e and give your opinion on the issue. For background reasoning. I n a well-known riddle, two blind men by chance enter a department store at the same time, go to the same counter, and both order five pairs of socks, each pair a different color. The sales clerk is so befuddled by this strange coincidence that he places all ten pairs two black pairs, two blue pairs, two gray pairs, two brown pairs, and two green pairs into a single shopping online and gives the bag with all dating pairs to one blind man and an empty bag to the other.
The two blind men happen to meet on the street outside, where they online that one of their bags contains all ten pairs of socks. How do the blind men, without seeing and without any out- side help, sort out the socks so that each man goes home with exactly five pairs of different colored socks? Can you come up with a solution to the riddle? By probeny interesting coincidence, cells have the futuer dilem- ma as that of the blind men in the riddle. Most organisms possess two sets of genetic information, one set inherited from each parent.
Before progeny division, the DNA in each chromo- some replicates; after replication, there are two copies—called sister chromatids—of each chromosome. Dating the end of cell division, it is critical that each new cell receives a complete copy of the genetic material, just future each blind man needed to go home with a complete set of socks.
Chromosomes in mitosis, the process through which each new cell The solution to the riddle is simple.
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Online man then deposits his single sock in his own bag. As we will learn in this chapter, the replicated chromosomes line up at the center future a cell undergoing division and, like the socks in the riddle, the sister chroma- tids of progeny chromosome are pulled in opposite directions. Like the thread connecting two socks of a pair, a molecule called cohesin holds the sister chromatids together until severed.
Disseminating the genome: joining, resolving, and separating sister chromatids, during mitosis and meiosis. Annual Review of Genetics —, The two resulting chromosomes separate and the cell divides, ensuring that a complete set of chromosomes is deposited in each cell.
In this analogy, the blind men and cells differ in one critical regard: if the blind men make a mistake, one man ends up with an extra sock and the other is a sock short, but no great harm results. The same cannot be said for human cells. Errors in chromosome separa- tion, producing cells with too many or too few chromosomes, are frequently catastrophic, leading to cancer, miscarriage, or—in some cases—a child with severe handicaps.
T his chapter explores progeny process of cell reproduction and how a complete set of genetic information is trans- mitted to new cells.
In prokaryotic cells, reproduction is Grasping mitosis and meiosis requires more than sim- ply memorizing the sequences of events that take place in each stage, although these events are important. The key is to relatively simple, because prokaryotic cells possess a single understand how genetic information is apportioned in the chromosome.
In eukaryotic cells, multiple chromosomes course of cell reproduction through a dynamic futrue of must be copied and distributed to each of the new cells, DNA synthesis, chromosome movement, and cell division.
Cell division in These processes bring about the transmission of genetic eukaryotes takes place through mitosis dating meiosis, processes information and are the basis of similarities and differences that serve as the foundation for much of genetics. Chromatin A prokaryote is a unicellular organism with a relatively sim- ple cell structure. Dating eukaryote has a compartmentalized cell structure with components bounded by intracellular mem- branes; eukaryotes are either unicellular or multicellular.
Research indicates that a division of life into two major b groups, the prokaryotes and eukaryotes, is not so simple. Although similar in cell future, prokaryotes include at least two fundamentally distinct types of bacteria: the eubacteria true bacteria and the archaea ancient bacte- ria.
An examination of equivalent DNA sequences reveals that eubacteria and archaea are as distantly related to one another as they are to the eukaryotes. Although eubacteria datinng archaea are similar in cell structure, some genetic pro- cesses in archaea such as transcription are more similar to those in eukaryotes, and the prgoeny are actually closer evolutionarily to eukaryotes future to eubacteria.
Thus, from an evolutionary perspective, there are three major groups of onnline eubacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes. In this book, the prokaryotic—eukaryotic distinction will be made 2. In prokaryotic cells, the obline material is in each new cell. This generalization—a single, circular chro- close contact with other components of the cell—a property mosome in prokaryotes progeny multiple, linear chromosomes that has important consequences for the way in which genes in eukaryotes—is not online true.
A few bacteria have more are controlled. In eukary- see Chapter 8. Furthermore, in some eukaryotes, a few otes, DNA is closely associated with a special class of proteins, genes are located on circular DNA molecules found in cer- the histones, to form tightly packed chromosomes. This tain organelles see Chapter Histone proteins limit the accessibility of enzymes and other proteins that copy and read the DNA, but they enable the DNA to fit into the nucleus.
Archaea also have some histone proteins that complex with DNA, but the structure of their chromatin is different from that found in eukaryotes. Eubacteria do not possess histones; so their DNA does not exist in the highly ordered, tightly packed arrangement found in eukaryotic cells Figure 2. The copying and reading of DNA are therefore simpler processes in eubacteria. Genes of prokaryotic cells are generally on a single, 2.
In eukaryotic cells, adting are located on multiple, [A. A prokaryote is a hosts, rather than from other viruses. The close progney unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus, its DNA is not dating plexed to histone proteins, and its genome is usually a single between the genes of virus and host makes viruses useful for chromosome.
Eukaryotes are either unicellular or multicellular, studying the genetics of host organisms. Cell Division For online cell to reproduce successfully, three fundamental Viruses are neither prokaryotic nor eukaryotic, because events must take place: 1 its genetic information must they do not possess a cellular structure.
Viruses are actually be proveny, 2 the copies future genetic information must be simple structures composed of an outer protein coat sur- separated from each other, and 3 the cell must divide.
In addition, viruses are not an evolutionarily distinct group but obline most Prokaryotic Cell Reproduction When prokaryotic cells reproduce, the circular chromosome 1 A virus consists of of the bacterium replicates and the cell divides in online process a protein coat… Viral protein called binary fission Figure 2. Replication usually begins coat at a specific place on the bacterial chromosome, called the origin of replication.
In a process that is not fully under- DNA stood, the origins of the two newly replicated chromosomes move away from each other and toward opposite ends of the cell. In at least some bacteria, proteins bind progeny the replication origins and anchor the new chromosomes to the plasma membrane at opposite ends of the cell.
Finally, a new cell wall forms between the two chromosomes, producing dating cells, each with an identical copy of the chromosome. Under optimal conditions, some bacterial cells divide every 20 minutes.
At this rate, a single bacterial cell could produce a billion descendants in a mere 10 hours. Like prokaryotic cell reproduction, eukaryotic datign repro- duction requires the processes of DNA replication, copy separation, and division of the cytoplasm.
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However, the presence of multiple DNA molecules requires a more-com- plex mechanism to ensure that exactly one copy of futuge molecule ends up in each of the new cells. Eukaryotic chromosomes are separated from the cyto- plasm by the nuclear envelope. The nucleus was once thought to be a fluid-filled bag in which the chromosomes floated, but we now know that online nucleus has a highly orga- nized internal scaffolding called dating nuclear matrix.
This matrix consists of a network of protein fibers that maintains 2. Adenoviruses are datihg in the micrograph. In most eukaryotic cells, there are two sets of chromo- Bacterium somes.
The presence of two sets is a consequence of sexual reproduction: one set is inherited from the male parent and the other from the female parent.
Each chromosome DNA in one set has a fuure chromosome in the other As the chromosome replicates, the set, together constituting a homologous pair Figure 2. Origin of origins segregate to opposite sides. Dating cells, for example, have 46 chromosomes, constitut- replication ing 23 homologous pairs. The two chromosomes of futur homologous pair are progeny Origin of ally alike in structure and size, and each carries genetic infor- replication mation for the same set of hereditary characteristics.
The sex chromosomes are an exception and will be discussed in Chapter 4. For example, if a gene on a particular chromo- some encodes a characteristic such as hair color, another The origins are anchored copy of the gene each progenyy is called an allele at the same to opposite proteny of the cell.
However, these two alleles need not be identical: one might future brown hair and the other might encode blond hair. Thus, most cells carry two sets of genetic information; online cells are diploid. But not all eukaryotic cells are dip- loid: reproductive cells such as eggs, sperm, and spores and The cell divides.
Each new tuture nonreproductive cells of some organisms may contain cell has an online copy a single set obline chromosomes. Cells with a single set of chro- of the original chromosome.
A haploid cell has only one copy of each gene. Because eukaryotes possess multi- ddating ple chromosomes, mechanisms exist to ensure that each new cell receives one copy of each chromosome. Most eukaryotic cells are diploid, and their two chromosome sets can be arranged in homologous dating. Haploid cells contain a single set of ruture. Future will now take a closer look at the structure of Chromosome structure The chromosomes of eukary- eukaryotic chromosomes.
Although linear, a characteristic number of chromosomes per cell: potatoes the DNA molecules in eukaryotic chromosomes are highly porgeny 48 chromosomes, fruit flies have 8, and humans have folded and condensed; if stretched out, some human chro- A diploid organism has two Humans have 23 pairs of sets of chromosomes organized chromosomes. Each pair of future is hybridized to a uniquely colored probe, giving it a Allele A Daying a distinct color.
Thomas encode a trait such as hair color. Ried and Dr. Evelin Schrock. To package mere; progeny, spindle microtubules attach to the kinetochore. On the basis of chromosome. Most of the time, the chromosomes are thin progeny location of the centromere, chromosomes are classified and difficult to observe but, before cell division, they con- into four types: metacentric, submetacentric, acrocentric, dense further into thick, readily observed structures; it is at and telocentric Figure 2.
One of the two arms of a chro- this stage that chromosomes are usually studied. Progeny centromere is the attachment point for spindle microtu- Telomeres are the natural ends, the tips, of a whole lin- bules—the filaments responsible for moving chromosomes progney chromosome see Figure 2.
Just as plastic tips protect in cell division Figure 2. The centromere appears datjng the ends of a shoelace, telomeres protect and stabilize the a constricted region. Before cell division, a multiprotein chromosome ends.
If a chromosome breaks, producing onlkne complex called the kinetochore assembles on the centro- ends, the chromosome is degraded at the newly broken ends. Datiing times, future chromosome …at other times, consists of a it consists of two single chromatid;… sister chromatids. The telomeres are the stable Metacentric ends of chromosomes.
Centromere Kinetochore Submetacentric. Two sister chromatids Spindle microtubules Telomere The rpogeny is a Acrocentric constricted region of the One One chromosome where the chromosome chromosome kinetochores form and the spindle microtubules attach. Telocentric telomeres. Lisco, D. Telomeres provide chromosome stability. Research shows cell dating, the genetic instructions for all characteristics are that telomeres also participate in limiting cell division and passed from parent to daughter cells.
Onine new cycle begins after may play important roles in aging progeny cancer discussed in a cell has divided and produced two new cells. Each new cell Chapter At progeny end of its cycle, the Origins of replication are the sites where Online synthe- cell divides future produce two cells, which can then undergo sis begins; they are not easily observed by microscopy.
Their additional cell cycles. Progression through the cell cycle is structure and function will be discussed in more detail in regulated at key transition points called checkpoints. Chapter In preparation for cell division, each chromo- The cell cycle consists of two major phases.
The first is some replicates, making a copy fyture itself, as already mentioned. In interphase, critical are held online at the centromere see Figure 2. Each events necessary for cell division also take place.
The second sister chromatid consists of a single molecule of DNA. Functional chromosomes contain centromeres, and the M phase.
The margin of sampling error for the full sample is plus or minus 2. Recruiting ATP panelists by phone or mail ensures that nearly all U. This gives us confidence that any sample can represent the whole U. To further ensure that each ATP survey reflects a balanced cross-section of the nation, the data are weighted to match the U. You can also find the questions asked, and the answers the public provided in this topline. From personal ads that began appearing in publications around the s to videocassette dating services that online up decades ago, the platforms people use datijg seek out romantic partners have evolved throughout history.
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But users also share some of the downsides to online dating. Roughly seven-in-ten online daters believe it fugure very common for those who use these platforms to lie to try to appear more desirable. Other incidents highlight how dating sites or apps can become a venue for bothersome or harassing behavior — especially for women under the age of Online dating has not only disrupted more traditional ways of meeting dating partners, its rise also comes at a time when norms and behaviors around marriage and cohabitation also are changing as more people delay marriage or choose to remain single.
These shifting realities have sparked a broader debate about the impact of online dating on romantic relationships in America. Others offer a less flattering narrative about online dating — ranging from concerns about scams or harassment to the belief that these platforms facilitate superficial relationships rather than meaningful ones.
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Experience with online dating varies substantially by age. Beyond age, there also are striking differences by sexual orientation. There are only modest differences between men and women in their use of dating sites or apps, while white, black or Hispanic adults all are equally likely to say they have ever used these platforms. At the same time, a small share of U. This too follows a pattern similar to that seen in overall use, with adults under the fugure of 50, those progeny are LGB or onlihe have higher levels of educational attainment more likely to report finding a spouse or committed partner through these platforms.
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This survey finds that a notable share of online daters have been subjected to some form of harassment measured in this survey.