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Paths of Genetic Relationship: Half Siblings

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Consider the basic premise that in diploid, sexually reproducing animal species at any gene locus, the allele passed from parent to progeny is random, Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment.

In many instances use of an arrow diagram can show paths of relationship more clearly than traditional pedigrees.

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What are the expected fractions of alleles that should be the same in two progeny from the same sire (have the male parent in common)?

A

0%

B

25%

C

50%

D

75%

E

100%