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Bodacious
Answered: May 27, 2017
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,...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Apr 26, 2017
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...Read More

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Astonk
Answered: Mar 15, 2017
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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Girvinm
Answered: Dec 21, 2016
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...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Aug 12, 2017

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

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Ehhhhhhazay
Answered: Aug 14, 2017

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

TGGCAATGG

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John Adney
Answered: May 04, 2017
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...Read More

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Utsag
Answered: Feb 04, 2017
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 ofRead More

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Poncecernesto
Answered: Mar 30, 2017
I don't understand how to use Bayes' formula to figure this out. Could anyone show me step by step?

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Juh
Answered: Sep 25, 2018

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

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J. Shatner, Content writer
Answered: Feb 01, 2019
The answer to this question is letter A. If you are not familiar with Albinism, this is a type hereditary disorder that is often related to hypopigmentation. One of the most common forms of...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Aug 08, 2019
The correct answer to this question is A, 1 in 4 for a son, close to zero for a daughter. This question includes a diagram, and the diagram is a pedigree. Pedigrees help show a relationship...Read More

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Anika Nicole, Wordsmith
Answered: Jan 20, 2020
According to USA Today, the most common disease in America is hypertension. Hypertension is a disease or disorder of abnormally high blood pressure. Hypertension happens when the force that is...Read More

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Astonk
Answered: Mar 15, 2017
Assuming autosomal dominant mode of inheritance, there is still a 50% chance that the mother is affected (hasn't reached the maximum age of 45 yet). if she is affected there is a 50% chance of her...Read More

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