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Homework 1 - HOMEWORK SET #1 (Due Friday, April 4th )...

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HOMEWORK SET #1 (Due Friday, April 4th ) ***PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME AND SECTION NUMBER ON TOP OF YOUR HOMEWORK SET*** 20 pts. total ( 6 pts ) 1. The pedigree listed below shows the inheritance pattern for boring ; a recessive trait, in a typical California family (8 marriages, 2 divorces). Using the symbols b as the recessive allele, B as the dominant (normal) allele, fill in the pedigree as best as you can. Since the trait is rare (thank goodness), you can assume there are few carriers of the trait in the population, unless there is evidence in the pedigree to the contrary. Then do the following without respect to the sex of the individual: a) Make a Table with the genotypes across the top, the individuals along the side. Mark with a check the possible genotypes of these individuals: I-2, II-3, II-4, II-7, II-13, II-15, III-6, III-11, in the appropriate boxes. b) In terms of the three possible genotypes, which type of marriage is probably not represented in the pedigree below? c)
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2008 for the course BICD 100 taught by Professor Nehring during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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