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Next, they examined the relationship between mutation and the age of the father when controlling for the age of the mother. Here, they found a powerful relationship. The older the father, the higher the frequency of new point mutations (Figure 1-18). In fact, for F I G U R E 1-17 A short segment of DNA from one of the chromosomes is shown. Each individual has two copies of the segment. In the mother, these are labeled M1 and M2; in the father, F1 and F2. The child inherited copy M1 from its mother and F2 from its father.
Where and exactly when did the new mutation depicted in Figure 1-17 arise? Most of our bodies are composed of somatic cells that make up everything from our brain to our blood. However, we also have a special lineage of cells called the germline that divide to produce eggs in women and sperm in men. New mutations that arise in somatic cells as they divide during the growth and development of our bodies are not passed on to our offspring. However, a new mutation that occurs in the germline can be transmitted to the offspring.
The UDP team delved further into Benge’s family history and learned that Red arrows show the path of the mutant Benge’s parents were third cousins (Figure 1-15). This revelation fit well with the gene through the generations. [ Data from idea that the cause was a defective gene. When a husband and wife are close relaC. St. ] inherited the same version of a defective gene from their common ancestor and that they will both pass on this defective gene to their children. Children with one copy of a defective gene are often normal, but a child who inherits a defective copy from both parents is likely to have a genetic disorder.
An Introduction to Genetic Analysis by Anthony J.F. Griffiths, Susan R. Wessler, Sean B. Carroll, John Doebley