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Dominant inheritance

Dominant inheritance

dominance of traits


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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 ...

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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

... is a sex-linked disease carried on the X (sex) chromosome. It behaves as a recessive in females (who have two alleles for dystrophin) and as a dominant in males (who have only one dystrophin gene on their single X chromosome).

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by jonmoulton
Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
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Views: 4253

Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

... shows a family with muscular dystrophy showing autosomal recessive inheritance. Genomic DNA was sequenced and the two mutations are shown for ... this tells us about the inheritance. I was also told that "for a dominant disorder if there is a mutation then you will see two peaks at the ...

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by firefly
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
Replies: 7
Views: 4253

Re: Re:

... agree with Jack on this. The every generation vs every other generation inheritance is the key to this problem. Ask your doctor if this is Huntington's. ... a later onset in some studies. But in general for academics sake, Auto Dominant is equal for both genders. I disagree with your assessment. ...

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by david23
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need help in an assignment
Replies: 17
Views: 9333

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... agree with Jack on this. The every generation vs every other generation inheritance is the key to this problem. Ask your doctor if this is Huntington's. ... a later onset in some studies. But in general for academics sake, Auto Dominant is equal for both genders. I disagree with your assessment. ...

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by Cat
Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:44 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need help in an assignment
Replies: 17
Views: 9333
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