A male mouse with brown fur color is mated to two different female mice with black fur. Black female 1 produces a litter of 9 black and 7 brown pups. Black female 2 produces 14 black pups.

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Part A


What is the mode of inheritance of black and brown fur color in mice?
Check all that apply.



Part B


asked Nov 21, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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Part A:

black fur is dominant to brown

single gene with two alleles controlling fur color


Part B:

male - bb, female-1 - Bb, female-2 - BB


answered Nov 21, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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