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Nail-Patella Syndrome is caused by a rare dominant allele, N. This locus is 20
map units from the ABO blood type locus. The pedigree below shows the
inheritance of these two traits. Shaded individuals are affected with Nail-Patella Syndrome.
a) Number the generations and individuals in this pedigree.
b) Write genotypes (and their probabilities) for all individuals in the pedigree.
Make sure your genotypes are written to show linkage.
c) List the gametes and their proportions that can be produced by II-1 and II-2.
d) What is the probability that the first child of II-1 and II-2 will have Type AB
blood and Nail-Patella Syndrome? Show your work.
e) What is the probability that the first child of II-1 and II-2 will have Type O blood
and be phenotypically normal? Show your work.
f) The first child of II-1 and II-2 is born and the baby has Type B blood. What is
the probability that this baby also has Nail-Patella Syndrome? Show your work.
O A AB A B AB
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