Can a blue eyed mom and brown eyed dad have a blue eyed child ?
- 1 month ago
I have brown eyes with recessive blue gene from my Grandfather who had blue eyes but none of my children have blue eyes one is amber one is brown and one is green Two of my children's fathers have blue eyes and the other is brown eyed My oldest child has amber with a triangle of brown in one eye Hows that for a mixture
- TKLv 71 month ago
In what species? Humans? Yes, a human blue-eyed child can come from mixed color parents because of the six alleles that determine eye color, the brown (dominant) allele could be heterozygous for blue. Therefore the brown-eyed parent has a 50/50 chance of passing on brown or blue eye color.
- The First DragonLv 71 month ago
Absolutely. Even two brown eyed parents can.
- Country GIRLLv 71 month ago
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- οικοςLv 71 month ago
Yes, easily. The dad would have to be heterozygous. I had a student with brown eyes whose parents were both blue-eyed. I had to explain to the class that eye color isn't as simple as it is portrayed in beginning genetics courses.
- !Lv 71 month ago
Of course they can.
- BJJLv 71 month ago
The only way to present blue eyes is to inherit two copies of the blue-eyed gene. However, brown-eyed parents can pass a recessive blue-eyed gene. Therefore, two brown-eyed partners can birth a blue-eyed baby. ... Brown eyes + blue eyes = 50% chance of blue eyes, but only if the brown-eyed parent carries a blue-eyed gene