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    1: The term phenotype refers to the _________ of an individual.
    2: With respect to sickle cell anemia, I write that the genotype of an individual is AS. Which of the following statements are true?
    3: If, in the Hershey Chase experiment, only 35S entered the bacterial cell in significant amounts, the conclusions would have:
    4: During the replication of DNA:
    6: Mutations at more than one gene can cause the same phenotype. For example several enzymes are used to make methionine. Defects in any of them produce an organism that cannot synthesize its own methionine. Oculocutanious albinism can also be caused by defects in several different genes. Of the following statements which are true?
    7: In a double-stranded DNA molecule, the percentage of thymine is 28%. What percentage of cytosine is present?
    8: Many types of research about genes' roles in cancer employ mice. Why use mice when we wish to cure cancer in humans?
    10: If you were going to look for a gene that was often transcribed, where would you look and why?

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    1. The terms phenotype and genotype are used to describe the characteristics of an individual organism. The genotype refers to the actual alleles an individual ...

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    This solution covers topics such as genetic dominance, the difference between genotype and phenotype and how DNA is stored in the cell.