Flashcards - Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Biological Evolution

Flashcards - Washington EOC Biology Grade 10: Biological Evolution
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DNA polymerase
In molecular biology, DNA polymerases are enzymes that synthesize DNA molecules from deoxyribonucleotides, the building blocks of DNA
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pyrimidine
Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine
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Disruptive selection
Disruptive selection, also called diversifying selection, describes changes in population genetics in which extreme values for a trait are favored over intermediate values
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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck , often known simply as Lamarck , was a French naturalist
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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck , often known simply as Lamarck , was a French naturalist
Disruptive selection
Disruptive selection, also called diversifying selection, describes changes in population genetics in which extreme values for a trait are favored over intermediate values
pyrimidine
Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine
DNA polymerase
In molecular biology, DNA polymerases are enzymes that synthesize DNA molecules from deoxyribonucleotides, the building blocks of DNA
homology
In the context of biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa
molecular clock
The molecular clock is a technique that uses the mutation rate of biomolecules to deduce the time in prehistory when two or more life forms diverged
organelle
In cell biology, an organelle /É”Ë?rɡəˈnÉ›l/ is a specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function
systematicist
Biological systematics is the study of the diversification of living forms, both past and present, and the relationships among living things through time

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