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A woman, having the genotype XcX where Xc is the allele for colour blindness, would be affected. True or false?


  1. True

  2. False


Solution

The correct option is B

False


The woman is a carrier for the disease as she has only one defective copy of the gene (allele) on one of her X- chromosomes. This is a X linked recessive disesae and only homozygous females are affected.

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