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Why is this disorder almost never seen in girls?
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by a sex-linked recessive. Its victims are invariably boys, who usually die before the age of 20.



A. Sex-linked traits are never seen in girls
B. The allele is carried on the Y chromosome.
C. Nondisjunction occurs in males but not in females.
D. Males carrying the alleles don t live long enough to be fathers.
E. A sex-linked allele cannot be passed from mother to daughter.

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Asked by RachelDobrin, Last updated: Feb 21, 2020

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Answered Feb 26, 2018

Males carrying the alleles don t live long enough to be fathers.
 

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