Sex-Linked Inheritance Problem Set
Problem 2: Test cross of a red-eyed female fly
A female Drosophila of unknown genotype was crossed with a white-eyed male fly, of genotype (w = white eye allele is recessive, w+= red-eye allele is dominant.) Half of the male and half of the female offspring were red-eyed, and half of the male and half of the female offspring were white-eyed. What was the genotype of the female fly?
University of Arizona
Updated: July 15, 1999
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