Chapter 14 - Biology Exam

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A woman who has blood type A positive has a daughter who is type O positive and a son who is type B negative. Rh positive is a trait that shows simple dominance over Rh negative and is designated by the alleles R and r, respectively. A third gene for the MN blood group has codominant alleles M and N.


Which of the following is a possible partial genotype for the son?


A) IBIB


B) IBIA


C) ii


D) IBi


E) IAIA

Answer:

D)IBi



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