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    >> This whole recombination thing
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    seems pretty complicated but really important.
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    >> It really is important in conjunction with the law of segregation and
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    independent assortment, it's what makes sex
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    so worth while genetically speaking. Now, it
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    allows us to mix and match different genetic alleles for the next generation.
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    But, can you think of a scenario
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    that undermines this kind of genetic variability?
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    >> Well, what if you started with a reduced genetic pool
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    in the beginning?
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    >> Well, that's true. And where might we
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    find a population of people with less genetic variability?
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    >> Inbreeding?
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    >> Yep, inbreeding. This genetic shuffling can be undermined if a pedigree
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    keeps sex within the family. Now genetically speaking, aside from all the
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    social issues surrounding it, I want you to tell me, in light
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    of recombination, what do you think the biggest problem is with inbreeding?
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    Don't worry about getting your answer right or wrong here. I just
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    want you to give me your best answer in regards to recombination.
Title:
Sex
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
BIO110 - Tales from the Genome
Duration:
0:58
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