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3. You have isolated two different K-linked mutations in Drosophila that affect eye color. Wild-type Drosophila have red eyes, whereas flies that carry the w mutation have white eyes, and flies that carry the rng mutation have orange colored eyes. Both the w and rng mutations cause recessive phenotypes. (That is, crosses to wild-type of flies from either true-breeding w or rng strains give F1 progeny with normal red eyes.) a. (1) A male from a true-breeding w strain is crossed to a female from a true-breeding rng strain. All of the female Fi progeny from this cross have orange colored eyes. What colored eyes should the male F1 progeny have? (1) Are the w and rng mutations alleles of the same gene, or alleles of different genes? Explain your reasoning. b.?

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