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Wheres the explanation? I have no idea why this is the answer. Her mom didn't display the trait, but she had it in her, so there is a 1/2 chance that she has the recessive trait. And if she does, her husband would not be able to have the trait even as a recessive trait because he is male, so...

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Use a pundit square. They kindly give the mode of inheritance as X-linked recessive. Both sons are affected. Daughter unaffected. Father unaffected. Mother unaffected. Therefore, mother must be aA and father A. Sons are aY, daughter is either Aa but could equally be AA. This is a 50% chance for...

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The quiz answer is wrong. The correct answer is 50% for a son 0% for a daughter. As the mother has affected sons there is 100% chance that she is a carrier.

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Let's go through a short vocabulary lesson about Mendelian Genetics
Homozygous-same
Heterozygous-different
Genotype- Genes being expressed ( letters)
Recesssive- A trait that can be masked by another ( lowercase letters)
Allele- an alternate form of a gene
Numbers 1&3...

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1/2. Heterozygousorganisms for the trait can produce half the gametes with recessive and the other half with dominant alleles.

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Isn't theanswer for the question:3'-ACCGTTACC-5'suppose to be

TGGCAATGG

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50% for a son, zero for a daughter. II3 is clearly heterozygous. Therefore, there is a 50/50 chance that a son will have hemophilia. If we know nothing about II3 except that hemophilia is in siblings, then it is 25% for sons.

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Ram is married to his uncle’s daughter Geeta and their daughter Reema was born
with alkaptonuria an
inherited metabolic disorder. Ram and Geetha are however normal, but one of
their grand parents had the same disease. The couple are planning to have their second child.What is...

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I don't understand how to use Bayes' formula to figure this out. Could anyone show me step by step?

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There are 23chromosomes in the body not 46 because there are 46 chromosomes in the body nub

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