Mitochondrial DNA: are inherited from the mother only
For A: Individuals sharing the same maternal line will share mitochondrial DNA
Use this pedigree to determine which pairs of family members listed below share mitochondrial DNA.
Select all that apply.
a) II-2 and III-6
b) I-1 and III-1
c) I-1 and IV-2
d) I-2 and IV-1
e) II-1 and IV-1
In the pedigree below, individual I-1 has Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), an inherited form of vision loss caused by a mutation in mitochondrial DNA. Which members of her family will also inherit LHON?
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