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Fredrick Wilson and his colleagues studied members of a large family
who had low levels of magnesium in their blood (see the pedigree
below). They argued that this disorder (and associated high blood
pressure and high cholesterol) is caused by a mutation in mtDNA (F. H.
Wilson et al. 2004. Science 306:1190–1194).
a. What evidence suggests that a mutation in mtDNA is causing this
disorder?
b. Could this disorder be caused by an autosomal dominant gene? Why or
why not? 

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IV
VI
[After F. H. Wilson et al., 2004, Science 306:1190–1194.]
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II IV VI [After F. H. Wilson et al., 2004, Science 306:1190–1194.] 2ooaolo okg oeoleoo glo oo

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