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Autosomal Inheritance

Phenotypical characteristics that are inherited via the autosomes from parents regardless of parents sex.


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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 ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
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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: 5368

Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

... 2 mutant alleles though as the question specified that the disorder is AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE. Therefore I am guessing that the female has 2 mutant ... I am not sure if muscular dystrophy actually shows this type of inheritance or if my lecturer made that up, but based on the fact that we ...

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by firefly
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 5368

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 ...

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by firefly
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
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What is the mode of inheritance?

... - My conclusion considering the given data is that the inhertence mode of the disease is autosmal recessive. If it were dominant (either autosomal or x-linked), the disease would've been somehow expressed in marriage #4. It doesn't seem to be x-linked recessive, looking at marriage #2. ...

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by Dmitriy93
Thu May 17, 2012 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What is the mode of inheritance?
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