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2 Stop & Draw Create a family tree to show how the cancer-trait may have been passed through Theresa’s family over time  Example

3 Theresa’s Story, Continued Finish reading the second page of Theresa’s story Complete the “Debrief & Practice” questions once you are done

4 Debrief & Practice 1 Identify what a “trait” is, and explain what makes a trait “heritable” _______________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ ___

5 Debrief & Practice 1 Hereditary traits are transmitted from generation to generation by means of: (1)Specific sequences of molecular bases in DNA in reproductive cells (2)Proteins in body cells (3)Carbohydrates in body cells (4)Specific starches making up DNA in reproductive cells

6 Debrief & Practice 2 2. What molecule is contained in the nucleus of a cell, and how does that molecule affect the production of proteins in a cell? _______________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ ___

7 Debrief & Practice 2 Molecule A contains the: (1)Starch necessary for ribosome synthesis in the cytoplasm (2)Organic substance that is broken down into molecules B, C and D (3)Proteins that form the ribosome in the cytoplasm (4)Directions for the synthesis of molecules B, C, and D

8 Debrief & Practice 3 3. The doctors told Theresa that she had a mutation in the BRCA1 gene. What is a mutation? What is the BRCA1 protein supposed to do? ___________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________

9 Debrief & Practice 3 3. Describe the relationship between the three structures shown in the diagram to the right. __________________________

10 Writing for the Regents Complete the lesson summary individually – Consider: What have you learned about traits? Inheritance? DNA? Genes? Mutations? Answer the “Writing for the Regents” prompt IN COMPLETE SENTENCES – Unfinished responses become homework tonight!


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