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a. the fraction of genes shared by two relativesIn a study of fingerprints (Total Ridge Count), one group of twins had an observed correlation coefficient
of 0.95 while a second group of twins had a correlation coefficient of 0.49. We could conclude that________.
d. TRC is almost totally under environmental controlb. the first group of twins are monozygotic andthe second group of twins are dizygoticTwin studies used to estimate the heritability of obesity suggest that about ______% of the phenotypicvariation in obesity is explained by genetic factors70%The human gene for leptin, comparable to the mouse obesity gene ob, ________
Which of the following statements about concordance is NOT true?c. If heritability of a trait is high, there
will be little difference in concordance between MZ and DZ twinsVariants of genes that control salt and water retention, such as the gene for angiotensin (AGT), areassociated with which of the following multifactorial traits?a. high levels of LDL lipoproteinsb. atherosclerosisc. familial hypercholesteremiad. essential hypertensiond. essential hypertension
Which of the following statements about cholesterol is NOT correct?
Skin color is controlled by ________.
b. two gene pairsc. more than 70 gene pairsd. genetic factors onlya. genetic and environmental factorsIntelligence is accurately measured by ________.
In order to create a karyotype for chromosome analysis, ________.

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