Purchase Solution

Family Pedigree and Cystic Fibrosis

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Your sister has cystic fibrosis and you are contemplating having children of your own. Your mate recalls having a cousin with the disease. What is the risk that one or more of your children will have cystic fibrosis? If you can draw a pedigree of your family, assuming you have only one sister and your mate has only one sister.

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

This solution discusses family pedigree and cystic fibrosis.

Solution Preview

Cystic Fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disorder. This means that you must inherit 2 copies of the "bad" gene to have the disorder.
<br><br>Pedigrees ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Feeding Babies

Do you know the science behind feeding babies? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

How Well Do You Know Your Body?

This quiz will assess the different systems of the human body. It will examine everything from the organs to the cellular processes that occur.

The Heart

This quiz test the understanding of the heart and some of its parts. It is important to understand how the heart functions and what makes it function.

Labor Comfort Measures

Do you know how to comfort someone in labor?

Biochemistry Basics

A refresher quiz to test your knowledge of basics concepts of biochemistry.