Blood Types Problem Set

Problem 5: Who is NOT the father of my grandson?

"What are the types that the fathers would have to be in order for him (grandson) to be a B+?"

A. B or O
B. A, B, AB or O
C. AB or B
Dr. Hallick's reply:
The child must be genotype BO. The mother is the source of the O-allele and the biological father is the source of the B-allele.
D. A or B
E. A, B, or AB

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