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Problem: Look at the pedigree shown. What is the most likely pattern of inheritance for this trait?A. X-linked dominantB. X-linked recessiveC. Autosomal dominantD. Autosomal recessive.

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In this pedigree, it can be seen that the trait skipped a generation towards the 3rd generation (i.e. the parents of the third generation - II-4 and 5, were not affected. Therefore, this is a recessive trait

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Look at the pedigree shown. What is the most likely pattern of inheritance for this trait?

A. X-linked dominant

B. X-linked recessive

C. Autosomal dominant

D. Autosomal recessive.


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