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Chapter one cont. BIO 1500
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Homology o Characteristics which are similar due to common descent (from a common ancestor) o Ex. Mammalian necks Analogy o Characteristics which are similar due to convergence or parallel evolution (not from a common ancestor) o Ex. Bee wings and bat wings Homologous traits are more important because they provide characteristics for inferring evolutionary history Dichotomous Key o List of questions to determine what an organism is Why phylogenetic trees are important o Displays evolutionary history o Classifies organisms o Why species live where they do o Why diseases occur or where they are from o Where traits are from Did all living organisms come from a common ancestor? o There are many things that all living things share: DNA Genetic code ATP Ribosomes Lipid membranes o This means that all organisms most likely came from a single common ancestor
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