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    X-linked disease

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    Could you please help me with the following genetic data analysis?:

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    interpret the following data if this were a paternity test. Is this data consistent with the information stated previously that the disease is x-linked(child 3,4,6 had disease and are boys)

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    According to the information you provided the lane information is as follows:
    Lane 1 mother (family 1)
    Lane 2
    Lane 3 diseased boy (family 1)
    Lane 4 diseased boy (family 1)
    Lane 5
    Lane 6 diseased boy (family 1)
    Lane 7
    Lane 8 father (family 1)

    Lane 9 mother (family 2)
    Lane 10 twin boy (family 2)
    Lane 11 twin boy (family 2)
    Lane 12 father (family ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution includes an interpretation of a gel banding pattern to determine whether or not the disease is X-linked.

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