March 6, 2015

Homework Help: biology

Posted by selly on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 9:01am.

(b) Is this pedigree consistent with autosomal dominant inheritance?

If you chose "yes", answer questions (i) and (ii) and leave parts (iii) and (iv) blank. If you chose "no", leave parts (i) and (ii) blank and answer questions (iii) and (iv).

i) If you chose "yes" above. Drag and drop in the appropriate genotype from the options below to indicate the genotypes of all the individuals in the pedigree. You may use each of the labels below once, more than once, or not at all. Note that the upper case letter indicates the allele with the dominant phenotype.

ii) If you chose "yes" above. If Individuals 5 and 6 have another child, what is the probability that the child will be affected by the disease? Please give a number between 0.0 and 1.0. Use as many significant digits as you need.

iii) If you chose "no" above. Which set or sets of individuals are inconsistent with autosomal dominant inheritance? Choose all that apply from the list below:

Individuals 1, 2, 3, and 5
Individuals 3, 4, 7, and 8
Individuals 5, 6, 9, and 10
Individuals 10, 11, 12, and 13
iv) If you chose "no" above. Can you change one individual from unaffected to affected and make this pedigree consistent with autosomal dominant inheritance? If so, give the number of that individual. If it is not possible, enter 0.


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