Scenario: DNA Fingerprinting/ Gel Electrophoresis
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by Jenny Paul
| 5 Questions
Note from the author:
Use with the Edvotek kit DNA Fingerprinting
Scenario for In Search of My Parents Lab
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Justin and Evan are
brothers
half-brothers
cousins
half-sisters
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The boys hired a lawyer to help them with the search for their parents.
True
False
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The search turns up that
only one of the boys has a father still alive
both of the boys have fathers still alive
neither of the boys have fathers alive
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If we create a DNA fingerprint for Justin and identify his mother, how many DNA fragments/bands would they have in common?
25%
50%
75%
100%
Practice: Who is the father?
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Knowing that a child shares 50% of their DNA with each parent, who is the father of the child?
current father
former husband of the mother
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