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    50 yr old man with autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia; his son has not been tested yet; what is the probablitly that the granddaughter through his son will have the disease?

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    Re: AD hypercholesterolemia

    Quote Originally Posted by mee123
    50 yr old man with autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia; his son has not been tested yet; what is the probablitly that the granddaughter through his son will have the disease?
    I take guess here.

    probability of son get bad gene is 50% because son's father has Hh where H is bad gene. So son's father's grandaughter get a gene is 1/2 x 1/2

    I think answer 1/4 or 25%

    Correct?
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