Polygenic inheritance

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Sometimes in olympiads you can confront with tricky polygenic inheritance problems. As I noticed, all you need to know in order to successfully solve polygenic inheritance problems is to be acquainted with probabilities and understand Pascal’s triangle shown below.

Then, I share a compiled pdf with some theory and problems concerning polygenic inheritance:


Also, some good exercises can be found HERE.

Finally, an amazing slideshow with practical examples:

Lec10 Genetics Recap from Kent Kawashima

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