Answer to Question #85234 in Genetics for Aroosa
A female ginger mates with an unknown male and whose daughter mates with a different unknown male to produce black coated female kitten and two male kitten, one with all black fur and other with all ginger fur
Explain the genetics associated with the generation of cats given by using Punnett square
XG – ginger allele,
XB – black allele,
XBXB – black female
XGXG – ginger female
XGXB - tortoiseshell female
XGY – black male
XBY – ginger male
The mother genotype is XGXG. As daughter inherits one X chromosome from mother, it has at least one XG allele. However, as daughter offspring include black female, it also has XB allele that was inherited from father.
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