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Problem: The pedigree shown below is typical of :A. An autosomal dominant mutation.B. An autosomal recessive mutationC. An X-linked mutationD. A mitochondrial mutationE. None of the answers listed above are correct.

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This mutation, at first glance could be considered a dominant mutation as there are many affected individuals and it mostly did not skip a generation. However, it can be seen at the left side that it stopped in the 2nd generation father.

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The pedigree shown below is typical of :

A. An autosomal dominant mutation.

B. An autosomal recessive mutation

C. An X-linked mutation

D. A mitochondrial mutation

E. None of the answers listed above are correct.

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