Test: GRE Subject Test: Biology


Which of the following statements about autosomal-dominant disorders is false?

If an individual does not have the disorder, they can still pass on the mutant gene if one of their parents has the disorder

An individual with an autosomal dominant mutation has a 50% chance of passing it to their offspring

An individual's risk of inheriting an autosomal dominant disorder is independent from whether or not their sibling has the disorder

There is often a great deal of variability in the severity of the phenotype associated with an autosomal dominant disorder

Male and female individuals have the same chance of being affected

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