Cystic fibrosis is a known autosomal recessive disease. Therefore, the given pedigree shows those with homozygous recessive genotype with shaded units.
Look at the pedigree below. What is the genotype of the parents of individuals 1, 2, and 3?
A. cannot be determined
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