How many gametes can a genotype produce?


How many different gamete genotypes can each organism make?

Each organism can produce four different genotypes.

How many types of gametes will be produced from the genotype AaBb?

There are four possible combinations of gametes for the AaBb parent. Half of the gametes get a dominant A and a dominant B allele; the other half of the gametes get a recessive a and a recessive b allele. Both parents produce 25% each of AB, Ab, aB, and ab.

What are the possible gametes an individual with genotype AA can produce?

An individual with the genotype Aa can make two types of gametes: A and a. Since this is a random process, the individual will, on average, make equal numbers of each gamete. (Frequency of 1/2 for each gamete).

How many gametes are produced in F1 generation of a Trihybrid?

The F1 hybrid produces 8 types of gametes.

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