Discussion 2 Spring 2009

Discussion 2 Spring 2009 - Genetics (BIO 325) Spring 2009...

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Genetics (BIO 325) Spring 2009 Discussion 2 _______________________________________________________________________ _ 1. Indicate whether the following statements are true or false: (a) Mothers transmit X chromosomes to both their sons and daughters. (b) Fathers transmit X chromosomes to their sons, but not to their daughters. (c) For X-linked dominant traits, affected daughters always have affected fathers. (d) For autosomal dominant traits, affected individuals have at least one affected parent. (e) If both parents are affected by an autosomal recessive trait, all children will be affected. (f) For X-linked dominant traits, the number of affected females in a population is approximately equal to the number of affected males. (g) Autosomal traits generally affect equal numbers of males and females. (h) For X-linked recessive traits, the number of carrier females in a population is approximately equal to the number of affected males. (i) For X-linked dominant traits, affected sons always have affected mothers.
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