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Problem: If the shaded phenotype in the pedigree above is caused by an autosomal dominant allele, then what is the chance that individuals labeled 4 & 5 (in row II) will have an unafflicted (unshaded) daughter?a. 100%b. 25%c. 50%d. 75%e. it cannot be determined from the information provided

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If the shaded phenotype in the pedigree above is caused by an autosomal dominant allele, then what is the chance that individuals labeled 4 & 5 (in row II) will have an unafflicted (unshaded) daughter?

a. 100%

b. 25%

c. 50%

d. 75%

e. it cannot be determined from the information provided

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