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Solution: Crossing the forked and twist mutants You continue your analysis by crossing the forked and twist lines. Your results are as follows: Which of the following statements best explains the outcome of this cross? a. The forked mutation has recombined with the twist mutation. b. The forked mutation and the twist mutation are codominant alleles of the same locus. c. The forked mutation is incompletely dominant to the twist mutation. d. The twist mutation is incompletely dominant to the forked mutation. e. The forked mutation is epistatic to the twist mutation. f. The twist mutation is epistatic to the forked mutation.

Solution: Crossing the forked and twist mutants You continue your analysis by crossing the forked and twist lines. Your results are as follows: Which of the following statements best explains the outcome of thi

Problem

Crossing the forked and twist mutants 

You continue your analysis by crossing the forked and twist lines. Your results are as follows: 

Which of the following statements best explains the outcome of this cross? 

a. The forked mutation has recombined with the twist mutation. 

b. The forked mutation and the twist mutation are codominant alleles of the same locus. 

c. The forked mutation is incompletely dominant to the twist mutation. 

d. The twist mutation is incompletely dominant to the forked mutation. 

e. The forked mutation is epistatic to the twist mutation. 

f. The twist mutation is epistatic to the forked mutation.