Human Genetics Problem Set

Problem 2: Using RFLP-analysis to hunt for human genes

When RFLP analysis is used to search for a human gene, the strategy is to first locate?

A. a known gene on the same chromosome
B. an homozygous individual with a simple RFLP pattern
C. a DNA sequence anywhere on the same chromosome
D. any DNA marker co-inherited with the genetic trait of interest
E. an exon of the disease gene

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