Human Genetics Problem Set

Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.
  1. Inheritance of an X-linked recessive trait
  2. Using RFLP-analysis to hunt for human genes
  3. Human Genome Project objectives
  4. Inheritance pattern for Tay-Sachs disease
  5. Interpreting a pedigree chart
  6. Diagnosis of aneuploidy
  7. Down's syndrome
  8. X-linked traits
  9. Sex determination in humans
  10. Predicting inheritance pattern from pedigree analysis
  11. Diagnosis of Klinefelter's syndrome
  12. Somatic cell hybrids
  13. Methods of human genetics
  14. Barr body
  15. Markers for mapping chromosomes
  16. Polymorphism in Huntington's disease gene
  17. Using PCR to detect genetic markers
  18. DNA expressed as mRNA transcripts
  19. Who is NOT the father of my grandson?

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