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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

does the mother carry the allele for color blindess or does it depend on the situation at hand?

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  1. anonymous
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    I believe the mother is the one who carries the allele for color blindness, which is a recessive allele.

  2. anonymous
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    Actually, both can carry the allele. The allele only show up on the X chromosome though.

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    The mother is a carrier but she will get the disease only if she is homologous. The male gets it though because he doesn't have a normal dominant X to overshadow the recessive defective X as he has a Y. The disease allele is present only present on the X chromosome, not on the Y.

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