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360Science™: Sordaria Genetics

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In this investigation, students gain a better understanding of measuring map distances. Students begin by counting 100 asci on prepared slides. Each slide contains ruptured perithecia from a crossover culture plate of black and tan sordaria. Using their data students calculate the distance the gene is from the centromere.

Concepts

  • Genetics
  • Crossing over
  • Meiosis