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Q. In the following pedigre, what does the double line between individuals 4 and 5 of generation IV indicate?A. identical twinsB. dizygotic twins C. p...

Solved • Sep 14, 2018

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Q. Based on the pedigree shown below, what is the genotype of II-1?A. AAB. aaC. AaD. AA or AaE. Aa or aaF. AA or aaG. AA or Aa or aa

Solved • Jul 30, 2018

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Q. Based on the pedigree shown below, what is the genotype of IV-3?A. AAB. aaC. AaD. AA or AaE. Aa or aaF. AA or aaG. AA or Aa or aa

Solved • Jul 30, 2018

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Q. How many female who have the disease in this pedigree?A. 1B. 2C. 3D. 4E. 5F. 6G. 7

Solved • Jul 27, 2018

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Q. Which of the following is the clearest indication in a pedigree that a trait is dominant?A. A father passing on a trait to his daughterB. Two affec...

Solved • Jul 25, 2018

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Q. Indicate the genotypes of the individuals in the pedigree chart below by placing AA, Aa, or aa below the squares and circles.

Solved • Jul 24, 2018

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Q. Galactosemia is a disorder that results from the inheritance of two recessive alleles (ex. aa genotype). Indicate the possible genotypes of the ind...

Solved • Jul 24, 2018

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Q. Joshua, age 18, is color blind. His mother and father have normal vision, but his mother's father (Joshua's maternal grandfather) is color blind. A...

Solved • Jul 17, 2018

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Q. Which of the choices below is a characteristic of the pedigree of a dominant trait?A. From matings in which one parent is affected, approximately h...

Solved • Jul 17, 2018

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Q. Suppose that Jess has mycotonic dystrophy and shows traits such as uncontrolled muscle activity. Jess's mother, Rose, is dystrophic, but her father...

Solved • Jul 13, 2018

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Q. Huntington's disease, which causes degeneration of neurons, runs in Maria's family. Huntington's is a heritable autosomal dominant genetic disease....

Solved • Jul 13, 2018

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Q. Consider the following family history: A man with a widow's peak and normal color vision marries a color-blind woman with a straight hairline. The ...

Solved • Jun 12, 2018

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Q. In one of Morgan’s experiments, he crossed his newly discovered white-eyed male with a red-eyed female. (Note that all of the females at that time ...

Solved • Jun 8, 2018

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Q. Below is a pedigree chart illustrating the transmission of hemophilia in the royal family of England.  Evaluate the pedigree and determine how such...

Solved • Jun 7, 2018

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Q. What is an important limitation of pedigree analysis in studying the inheritance many complex traits? a. many traits are not influenced by genes ...

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

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Q. Which of the following are potential advantages of genetic testing for inherited diseases? a. individuals can make informed decisions about reprod...

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is a problem faced by scientists studying human genetics but not by scientists studying plant genetics? a. Inability to do ...

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

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Q. Diagrams depicting family relationships and phenotypes for a genetic disorder are:  a. Linkage maps b. Pedigree charts c. Karyotypes d. Punnett...

Solved • Jul 26, 2017