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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

all genes from her dad

Basic genetics states that you receive half your genes from your mom and have your genes from your dad. webMD In a rare case, an 11-year old girl has genes made up entirely from her dad, she is a genetic "mosaic" of him. Approximately 20 similar cases exist where a child inherits all their genes from a single parent. Only 7% of her blood cells should any signs of maternal genes. The girl has a high risk of malignancy and is deaf, but otherwise healthy. frontlinegenomics
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