Chapter 10 Answers

    1. It depends on the chromosomal location of the disease locus. If the gene is autosomal, the probability is 50%. If it is sex-linked, that is on the X-chromosome, it would be 100%. If it is Y-linked, then 0%. In both situations the probability would decrease if the penetrance was less than 100%.
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