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Problem: An individual has the genotype AaBb having inherited the A and b alleles from her mother and the a and B alleles from her father. The A and B loci are on different chromosomes. During metaphase I the chromosome with the A is on the upper side of the equator and the chromosome with the B is on the upper side of the equator. After anaphase the cell separates to form two daughter cells one containing cytoplasm from above the equator and one from below. What will be the genotypes of the eggs resulting from this meiosis?a) AB and ab b) Ab and aB c) Ab only d) aB onlye) impossible to tell

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An individual has the genotype AaBb having inherited the A and b alleles from her mother and the a and B alleles from her father. The A and B loci are on different chromosomes. During metaphase I the chromosome with the A is on the upper side of the equator and the chromosome with the B is on the upper side of the equator. After anaphase the cell separates to form two daughter cells one containing cytoplasm from above the equator and one from below. What will be the genotypes of the eggs resulting from this meiosis?

a) AB and ab 

b) Ab and aB 

c) Ab only 

d) aB only

e) impossible to tell

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