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Sources of Genetic Variation. Gene duplication, mutation, or other processes can produce new genes and alleles and increase genetic variation. New genetic variation can be created within generations in a population, so a population with rapid reproduction rates will probably have high genetic variation.

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Sources of Genetic Variation. Gene duplication, mutation, or other processes can produce new genes and alleles and increase genetic variation. New genetic variation can be created within generations in a population, so a population with rapid reproduction rates will probably have high genetic variation.

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Recombination is another major source of genetic variation Each of us has a mixture of genetic material from our parents. The mixing of this genetic material occurs during recombination when homologous DNA strands align and cross over. Recombination effectively ‘shuffles’ maternal and paternal DNA, creating new combinations of variants in ...

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Genetic variation. It is this variation that is the essence of evolution. Without genetic differences among individuals, "survival of the fittest" would not be likely. Either all survive, or all perish. Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): (CC BY 3.0; Profiles in Diversity Journal via wikimedia.org)

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Understanding human genetic variation And, of course, some variation leads to disease Single-gene disorders like cystic fibrosis and Huntington disease We are also learning more about the contribution of genetic variation to more “common” conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia and ...

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The first eukaryotic genome to be sequenced was fungal, and there continue to be more sequenced genomes in the kingdom Fungi than in any other eukaryotic kingdom. Comparison of these genomes reveals many sources of genetic variation, from single nucleotide polymorphisms to horizontal gene transfer a …

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Without genetic variation, some of the basic mechanisms of evolutionary change cannot operate. There are three primary sources of genetic variation, in short are. Mutations are changes in the DNA. A single mutation can have a large effect, but in many cases, evolutionary change is based on the accumulation of many mutations.

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Well, there is a very long answer and a much shorter one. I'm not looking to do research to ensure I didn't misremember small details, so I'll give you the short one. Genetic variation occurs because of the way organisms reproduce. The gametes, o...

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Genetic variation comes from mutations within DNA; the movement of genes from one population to another, or gene flow; and new genetic combinations resulting from sex. When a population contains genetics of individuals who vary significantly, some of the individuals in the group can possess traits that make them resistant to disease or cold ...

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The two main sources of genetic variation are mutations and re combinations of genes as a result of sexual reproduction. A mutation is a permanent change in the DNA within a gene. Some mutations, which affect all cells in an organism, are inherite...