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9.03 Recessive Alleles

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  • 9.03 Recessive Alleles<p><img src="$IMS-CC-FILEBASE$../resources/frogs_57351c33341cc.gif" style="line-height: 1.4; float: right; margin: 10px;" id="" title="" /><span style="font-size: 16px;">You have seen that 25% of offspring from two heterozygous parents are homozygous recessive. Yet for some genes the recessive allele is more common in the population. Explain why this might be true.</span></p>