Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 13 - Chromosomes, Mapping, and the Meiosis-Inheritance Connection - Review Questions - Understand: 6

Answer

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D. is wrong since sex linkage involves the sex chromosomes, not cytoplasmic DNA found in the mitochondria. A. is simply wrong--mitochondrial genes are like any others in contributing to phenotype, and B. can be excluded since it is not only females which have mitochondria.
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