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Pedigrees Representing Disease Inheritance Patterns

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Discerning inheritance patterns of certain human diseases can be accomplished through investigating family history through pedigrees.

In these diagrams, boxes represent male individuals, circles represent female individuals. Open figures represent non-affected individuals, and filled figures indicate individuals who display the disease phenotype.

Considering the three-generation pedigrees shown of four different rare medical conditions, indicate which choice(s) below is(are) correct.

Select ALL that apply.

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A

Scenario 1 could be autosomal dominant.

B

Scenario 1 could be autosomal recessive.

C

Scenario 2 could be autosomal dominant.

D

Scenario 2 could be autosomal recessive.

E

Scenario 3 could be autosomal dominant.

F

Scenario 3 could be autosomal recessive.