Chapter 12 -1 Flashcards Preview

Biology 101 > Chapter 12 -1 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 12 -1 Deck (13):
1

How do offspring quire genes?

1 maternal set (23) from egg
1 paternal set (23) from sperm

2

What are the two key processes of the sexual life cycle?

Meiosis & Fertilization

3

What reduces the chromosome number?

Meiosis

4

What reinstates the chromosome number?

Fertilization

5

What is the production of gametes (n)?

Meiosis

6

What is the fusion of gametes?

Fertilization

7

Where is a diploid zygote produced?

Fertilization

8

What is Meiosis?

the production of 4 genetically different haploid cells

9

What process reduces the chromosome number to half?

Meiosis

10

What are homologues?

Matched pairs of paternal and maternal chromosomes

11

What is a visualization of homologues?

Karyotype

12

What is a homologous pair?

Carries similar genes for the same trait

13

What are alleles?

Different versions of genes