9.3 Concept of genetic polymorphism and selection, Mendelian population, Hardy-Weinberg law; causes and changes which bring down frequency – mutation, isolation, migration, selection, inbreeding and genetic drift. Consanguineous and non-consanguineous mating, genetic load, genetic effect of consanguineous and cousin marriages.

0

9.3 Concept of genetic polymorphism and selection, Mendelian population, Hardy-Weinberg law; causes and changes which bring down frequency – mutation, isolation, migration, selection, inbreeding and genetic drift. Consanguineous and non-consanguineous mating, genetic load, genetic effect of consanguineous and cousin marriages.


Previous Questions:


* Define Genetic polymorphism. Give details of its types with suitable examples. (15Marks 2015)

Similar question -

* Genetic Polymorphism (15Marks 2011) (S.N -2006)


* What do you understand by Immunogenetics? Explain with suitable examples. (15Marks 2015)


* Discuss the factors affecting gene frequencies among human populations. (20Marks 2014)


*What do you understand by 'Genetic Load' in a population? How is it measured And what are the important factors that can influence it? (15Marks 2013)


* What are the genetic effects of Consanguinity? Give examples? (20Marks 2012)


* Conditions necessary for the operation of hardy – Weinberg law (15Marks 2011)


* What is Balanced Genetic Polymorphism? How is it maintained in a population? (30 Marks—2010)


* What is genetic load’ and what factors influence it? (30 Marks — 2009)


* Inbreeding (S.N - 2008)


* What do you understand by Hardy- Weinberg equilibrium? Discuss the factors that produce and redistribute variations. (L.Q - 2008)


* Problems of Inbreeding (S. N - 2005)


* Genetic polymorphism and selection (S.N - 2003)


* Describe the major causes of change in gene frequency of a population (L.Q - 2003)


* What are the statistical methods used in Physical Anthropology? (L.Q - 2001)


* Sampling methods (S.N -2001)


* Mutation (S.N - 1998)


* Discuss the concept of Mendelian Population’ and its application in the study of anthropogenetic variations in India. (L.Q - 1997)


* Discuss the concepts of balanced po1ymorphism & relaxed selection with special reference to malaria dependent polymorphism in Man. (S.N -1994)


* Inbreeding and cross breeding (S.N -1993)


* Is inbreeding different from consanguinity? Give an account of inbreeding studies in
India and comment on their social relevance. (L.Q - 1987)


* Discuss role of genetic drift, mutation and migration as the causes of variation. (L.Q -1985)


 

SHARE