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Nursing School Genetics Curriculum Modules Concepts Basic Genetic Pedigree Exercises Pedigree 20052009 1 Nursing School Genetics Curriculum Modules

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Pedigree Exercises Pedigree Exercises ©2005-2009 Nursing School Genetics Curriculum Modules Basic Genetic Concepts 1
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Instructions for Questions 1-10 1. Determine the most likely pattern of inheritance in each pedigree. Here are your choices: Autosomal Dominant Autosomal Recessive X-linked Dominant X-linked Recessive Mitochondrial 1. What is the reasoning behind each of your answers? Although you are only required to provide one answer per pedigree, please note there may be more than one correct answer. You will earn full credit for a correct answer AND a reasonable explanation for your answer. Please type your answers in a Word file and upload to the Dropbox when finished. ©2005-2009 Nursing School Genetics Curriculum Modules Basic Genetic Concepts 2
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1. Pattern of inheritance is autosomal dominant.
Because the trait does not skip generation. Mother is recessive homozygous and
unaffected. Father is heterozygous with one dominant allele. This...

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