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What About Mary?-An Epistasis Activity Background Mary was rushed to the hospital after a car accident. Her family was anxious to help and blood. After typing Marys blood, the nurses tested her husband and her two sons to determine who was a (shown in the pedigree below) showed that none of the three could be blood donors for Mary. (You can assume both the immediately volunteered to dona sons are the biological cildren of both parents.) Husband Type A Mary Type O Son 1 Type B Son 2 Type AB 1. Can these results be explained by the simple inheritance of the ABO blood type? 2. Mary and her family are very surprised at these results. Once Mary gets her transfusion and is feeling better, the ER doctor stops by after the end of her shift, sits them down, and explains how blood type is inherited. a. Explain epistasis. Make sure to use the terms epistatic and hypostatic. b. Explain how ABO blood type is determined. (Hint: Refer to the discussion of the H locus in your book for the second part of this answer.) l draw) the biochemical pathway for ABO blood types, where substance H comes in, and how it can lead to blood type O
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