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Problem: Use this pedigree to determine which pairs of family members listed below share mitochondrial DNA.Select all that apply.a) II-2 and III-6b) I-1 and III-1c) I-1 and IV-2d) I-2 and IV-1e) II-1 and IV-1In 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?\a) II-2b) II-3c) II-4d) III-1 e) III-2 

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Mitochondrial DNA: are inherited from the mother only


For A: Individuals sharing the same maternal line will share mitochondrial DNA

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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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a) II-2

b) II-3

c) II-4

d) III-1 

e) III-2 


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