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UNIT SIX
Intellect is usually unimpaired, and life span can be normal.
A man who has mild Hunter syndrome has a child with a
woman who is a carrier (heterozygote).
a. What is the probability that a son inherits the syndrome?
b. What is the chance that a daughter inherits it?
c. What is the chance that a girl would be a carrier?
OUTCOME 24.5
7. In Hunter syndrome, lack of an enzyme leads to build up
of sticky carbohydrates in the liver, spleen, and heart. The
individual is also deaf and has unusual facial features. Hunter
syndrome is inherited as an X-linked recessive condition.
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