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    If hemophilia is an X-linked recessive trait, what percent of the daughters would be expected to be carries of the disease if a hemophiliac man had children with a woman who was a carrier of the disease? Predictions occur.

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    Let's call the X chromosome with the hemophilia gene on it Xh, and the normal one X.

    For the father to be a hemophiliac himself, he'll be genotypically Xh-Y

    A carrier mother (unaffected by the disease since she has a normal gene on her ...

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    Hemophilia probability is included. The expert provides predictions for daughters carrying the hemophilia recessive trait.