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A couple who have no children seek genetic counseling because the husband's two brothers died in their teens of duchenne's. Which of the following describes the husband's risk of being a carrier of DMD?
a) 0
b) 1/4
c) 1/3
d) 1/2
e) 3/4






  #2

D


  #3

duchenne muscular dystrophy is x linked recessive so he cant b a carrier if he got diseased allele from his mother he has disease if normal he is normal so choice A


  #4

agree with yasmeen


  #5

only female r carriers for x linked ds,the male has just one x ,normal or diseased


  #6

hahaha!! good one, yasmeen!

of couse, if he had DMD he would be already dead.. not married and in the mood of having kids! unless he married at 5! nod





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