Could a type O blood type father ever have an offspring with blood type AB? a. Yes, but only if...

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Could a type O blood type father ever have an offspring with blood type AB?

a. Yes, but only if the mother has type AB blood.

b. Yes, but only if the mother also has type O blood.

c. Yes, but only if the father is RH(d) negative.

d. Yes, but only if the mother is RH(d) negative.

e. No.

Blood Type Inheritance in Humans

There are four major blood groups in humans: type A, type B, type O, and type AB. Depending on the blood type alleles, they can exist as complete dominance or codominance. Dominant blood types A and B have complete dominance over recessive blood type O (i.e. for an individual with blood type A or B), while they experience codominance with each other (i.e. for an individual with blood type AB).

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The correct answer is (e) no.

The blood type O is recessive. This means that individuals with this blood type will have to be homozygous recessive to...

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Blood Type Inheritance in Humans

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Explore how blood type is inherited. Study A, B, and O blood types, blood type inheritance patterns, and discover how the Rh factor is inherited from parents.


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