Human Genetics Problem Set
Problem 4: Inheritance pattern for Tay Sachs disease
A couple has a female child with Tay Sachs disease, and three unaffected children. Neither parent nor any of the four biological grandparents of the affected child has had this disease. The most likely genetic explanation is that Tay Sachs disease is inherited as a(n) ______________ disease.
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Revised: November 5, 1998
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