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Autosomal

Pertaining to an autosome.


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Genetics Pedigree Help Required

Based on the information in the pedigree of Family B, is inheritance of this hearing loss trait consistent with an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern? (Tip: assume autosomal dominant and assign genotypes of affected and unaffected individuals, then assume autosomal ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
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Views: 1675

Pedigree Analysis

... you need to have heterozygous carrier mother AND father. That means that father would be affected too (single X chromosome). 2. Thus, it's an autosomal (see above) recessive (since neither parent affected, it cannot be dominant). Tip: in pedigree analysis you must identify what it cannot possibly ...

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by Cat
Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:09 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 3070

Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

Right - this is autosomal, therefore it is not Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and is not a mutation of the dystrophin gene. Thanks, I had missed that. The upper sequences look identical, while the lower sequences show two different ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 5686

Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

... represent. They appear identical to me too. I think the female has 2 mutant alleles though as the question specified that the disorder is AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE. Therefore I am guessing that the female has 2 mutant alleles (1 mutation in the upper sequence and 1 mutation in the lower sequence), ...

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by firefly
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 5686

Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

"The figure shows a family with muscular dystrophy showing autosomal recessive inheritance. Genomic DNA was sequenced and the two mutations are shown for the affected. The corresponding control sequence for that region of the gene X is also shown. Describe ...

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by firefly
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 5686
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