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Problem: Below is a pedigree chart illustrating the transmission of hemophilia in the royal family of England.  Evaluate the pedigree and determine how such is transmitted within this family. Does the transmission rate seem high or low in comparison to what you know about different forms of transmission, mutations, etc.?  

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Below is a pedigree chart illustrating the transmission of hemophilia in the royal family of England.  

Evaluate the pedigree and determine how such is transmitted within this family. Does the transmission rate seem high or low in comparison to what you know about different forms of transmission, mutations, etc.?  

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