Weel2_Additional_Practice_Questions

Weel2_Additional_Practice_Questions - Practice Questions:...

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Practice Questions: 1. a. Assume the inherited trait depicted in the pedigree below is rare and state whether the condition is dominant or recessive. Assign genotypes for all individuals using A/a designations. Pedigree II I b.Is the pedigree shown below consistent with a dominant or recessive trait? Pedigree I II III c. In analyzing the above pedigree in b, would you conclude that this trait is caused by a rare or common allele? State reasons for your answer. d. Assign allele designations using A/a for the pedigree shown in b above.
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2. Phenylketonuria, a metabolic disease in humans, is caused by a recessive allele, K. If two heterozygous carriers of the allele marry and plan a family of five children. a. What is the chance that all their children will be unaffected? b. What is the chance that four children will be unaffected and one affected with phenylketonuria? c. What is the chance that at least three children will be unaffected? d.
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2008 for the course LS 4 taught by Professor Ribaya during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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