If an X-linked recessive trait has a frequency of 5% in males, what percentage of females are carriers?

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If an X-linked recessive trait has a frequency of 5% in males, what percentage of females are carriers?

 

asked Jul 28, 2013 in Biology by LillyAnne (42 points)
    

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Since females have two X chromosomes, it will be 5%*2 = 10%
answered Jul 28, 2013 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)



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