minitest4 - Genome 371 Braun/Pallanck 1. Quiz 4 Name - (5...

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1 Genome 371 Braun/Pallanck Quiz 4 Name ----------------------------- 2. (5 points) Polymorphic markers are useful genomic tools for DNA-based forensics. A police detective decides to genotype blood from a crime scene with microsatellite markers at three independent loci. She discovers that the DNA isolated from the blood is heterozygous at each of the three independent loci. At locus number 1 each allele is present at a frequency of .002 in the population under study. At locus 2 one allele is present at a frequency of .01 while the other allele is present at a frequency of .05. At locus three both alleles are present at a frequency of .025. After a considerable investigation the detective identifies a likely suspect and gets a warrant to draw blood from the individual to determine her genotype at each of the three loci. To no surprise to the detective, the suspect has the same six alleles as were identified in the blood at the scene of the crime. The suspect is incredulous and claims to have been playing golf in
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