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Chapter 15

Question:

An inversion in a human chromosome often results in no demonstrable phenotypic effect inthe individual. What else may occur?

A) There may be deletions later in life.

B) Some abnormal gametes may be formed.

C) There is an increased frequency of mutation.

D) All inverted chromosomes are deleted.

E) The individual is more likely to get cancer.



Answer:

B) Some abnormal gametes may be formed.



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Question: An inversion in a human chromosome often results in no demonstrable phenotypic effect inthe individual. What else may occur? A) There may be deletions later in life. B) Some abnormal gametes may be formed. C) There is an increased frequency of mutation. D) All inverted chromosomes are deleted. E) The individual is more likely to get cancer.
Answer: B) Some abnormal gametes may be formed.