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8.7: Questions for Review

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    1. Is an XY individual male, or female?
    2. Which chromosomes are the autosomes?
    3. Which parent (mother or father) determines if a son is colorblind?
    4. Which chromosomes are the sex chromosomes?
    5. Genotype of a homozygous recessive individual (any letter)
    6. Where do girls get their X chromosomes from (which parent, or both?)
    7. List two genotypes that represent homozygous individuals
    8. List a heterozygous genotype.
    9. The gene for colorblindness is located on this chromosome.
    10. An allele that is masked by the expression of its homologous allele.
    11. An allele represented by an uppercase letter.