Results for: Mitochondrial-disorders

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Why are mitochondrial genetic disorders inherited only from the mother?

Because all the mitochondria come from mom. All the mitochondria in your body cells came from mom's single egg. Even though sperm do have mitochondria, they don't make it into (MORE)
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What pattern of inheritance would lead a geneticist to suspect that an inherited disorder of cell metabolism is due to a defective mitochondrial gene?

The disorder would always be inherited from the mother because the mother's mitochondrial gene is the only one that survives when the zygote is formed. The gamete from the mot (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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