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Recessive inheritance

recessive inheritance

dominance of traits


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Question about hair color and tallness inheritance

... Now the funny thing is my friend is not 185cm tall, but he is 2 meters (6.6feet) its huge! How is it inherited? Is it the same as hair color, like recessive stuff?

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by hitom
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about hair color and tallness inheritance
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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 ...

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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

... sure thing). The male shows the sequence ATGGGAAG, matching the female allele that does not contain the possible splice site. This appears to be a recessive allele. I am still puzzled by the top trace. Is it possible that this is representing the sequence of cDNA across a splice site that is spliced ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
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Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

... alleles though as the question specified that the disorder is AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE. Therefore I am guessing that the female has 2 mutant alleles (1 ... 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
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Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

This might get you partway there. Dystrophin 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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