G6PD Tetraploid Question

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G6PD Tetraploid Question

Post by herbz100 » Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:20 pm

Need serious help with a set of questions and was wondering if anyone could help.

Would you expect a person of sex chromosome constititon XXXX to have higher , lower or approx equal concentrations of the enzyme G6PD as compared to a person whose sex chromosomes are XXXY. Justify your answer?

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Post by MrMistery » Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:22 pm

well, is G6PD X-linked?
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Post by Cat » Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:26 am

It is X-linked. Only 1 copy per pair should be transcribed in females, so equal concentrations should result.

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