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Predicting eye color genotype?

  1. Mar 9, 2012 #1
    I have a question. My parents have green eyes, one sister has brown eyes, another has hazel eyes and the last sister & I have blue eyes. Given this information, how can I determine what eye color alleles I might pass on to my children?

    No, I'm not trying to predict my childrens' eye color. I'm not even married yet.
     
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  3. Mar 15, 2012 #2
    Blue eyes are most certainly homozygous dominant (bb). Therefore it will depend on your significant other's eye color. If she has brown eyes then your offspring will probably have brown eyes (Bb).
     
  4. Apr 7, 2012 #3
    Corrected your words. And eye color is actually a polygenic trait, so it's technically hard to predict.
     
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