Livia asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 7 months ago

Of a normal male marries a carrier, what is the probability that they will produce a male child who will be a hemophiliac?

1 Answer

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    If they have a boy, the chance of that boy being a hemophiliac is 50%. He either has the healthy X-chromosome of his mother or the faulty one. the Y-chromosome he got from his father cannot compensate the faulty X-chromosome (and the X-chromosome of his father would have made the boy a girl)

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