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Which of the following statements best describes the linkage analysis for the person indicated by the arrow (III2)? The figure below shows the pedigree of a family with Huntington disease.



A. This is an x- linked recessive disease, the mutant allele was received from the mother (II- 2), and she will be a carrier
B. This is an x linked recessive disease, the mutant allele was received from the father (II 1), and she will she a carrier
C. This is an autosomal dominant disease, the mutant allele was received from the mother (II 2), and she will be affected
D. This is an autosomal dominant disease, the mutant allele was received from the father (II 1), and she will be affected
E. This is an autosomal dominant disease, the mutant allele was not inherited from either the mother or father, and she will not be affected

This question is part of Pedigrees Quiz
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Mar 22, 2020

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utsag

Utsag

Answered Feb 04, 2017

Answer please..........
 

utsag

Utsag

Answered Feb 04, 2017

B) What is the probability of their next child not inheriting the defective gene for
alkaptonuria?
 

utsag

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 of
their grand parents had the same disease. The couple are planning to have their second child.What is the probability of their next child being born with alkaptonuria?
a) 0
b)1/4
c)1/12
d)1/16
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Nov 03, 2016

This is an autosomal dominant disease, the mutant allele was not inherited from either the mother or father, and she will not be affected
 

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