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There is a sub-saharan African community with 10,000 individuals.

There is a sub-saharan African community with 10,000 individuals.  If 9% of this population is born with a severe form of sickle-cell anemia (ss), determine the genotype and allelic frequencies in the population and tell me how many individuals would be expected to be SS, Ss and ss

Allelic Frequencies:

Frequency of S

Frequency of s


Genotypic Frequencies:

Frequency of SS

 How many people?

Frequency of Ss

 How many people?

Frequency of ss

 How many people?

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The frequency of dominant allele "S" that do not cause sickle cell anemia is 0.7 i.e. 70% The frequency of recessive allele... View the full answer

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