Question 1 Given that the passing of alleles into gametes is random, if we observe one gamete (egg or sperm) of an individual at a specific gene/locus: What is the probability that the allele in that gamete is the one from the father of the individual making the gametes?     2. What is the probability that the allele in that gamete is the one from the mother of the individual making the gametes?

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Given that the passing of alleles into gametes is random, if we observe one gamete (egg or sperm) of an individual at a specific gene/locus:

 

  1. What is the probability that the allele in that gamete is the one from the father of the individual making the gametes?

 

 

 

 

 

2. What is the probability that the allele in that gamete is the one from the mother of the individual making the gametes?

 

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According to the Mendel’s law of Segregation each individual will have one allele from each parent i.e. the law states that during meiosis...

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