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Chapter 12, Problem 10QP
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Distinguish between dominant inheritance and recessive inheritance in retinoblastoma.

Summary Introduction

To describe: The differences between dominant inheritance and recessive inheritance in retinoblastoma.

Introduction: Cancer is defined as the condition in which the cells start showing abnormal and uncontrolled growth. Mutation in cells is the main cause of cancer. These mutations can also affect proto-oncogenes or tumor-suppression genes.

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Retinoblastoma is a rare form of cancer and occurs due to a mutation in the tumor-suppressing gene. The differences between dominant inheritance and recessive inheritance in retinoblastoma are as follows:

No.CharacteristicsDominant Inheritance of RetinoblastomaRecessive inheritance in retinoblastoma...

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