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STR+class+example - • Alex doesn’t believe that Frank...

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Chapter 13 Biotechnology Lecture Activity 2 1 Unknown Field Code Changed A gel showing the results of the STR analysis for Alex, Barb, Chris, and the children Background Information • Alex and Barb are a separated couple. • Chris is Barb’s new boyfriend. • Doug and Ellen are children born to Alex and Barb when they were still together. • Frank was born after Alex and Barb separated. Barb wants Alex to pay child support.
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Unformatted text preview: • Alex doesn’t believe that Frank is his child. He asked for a genetic analysis to support his case. Answer the following questions. 1. Can Alex be Frank’s father? Why or why not? 2. Can Chris be Frank’s father? Why or why not? 3. Does this test prove conclusively that either man is Frank’s father? 4. Does this test prove conclusively that either man is excluded from being Frank’s father? Why or why not?...
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