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How many genotypes are possible if a character is controlled by three alleles?

How many genotypes are possible if a character is controlled by three alleles?

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SAHIL
3773 Points
7 years ago
HI KRISHNA PRIYA
WITH THREE ALLELES THERE WILL BE 6 POSSIBLE GENOTYPES THERE. TO GET FREE NOTES REGARDING GENETICS VISIT
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krishna priya
51 Points
7 years ago
what is the formula used 
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Umakant biswal
5349 Points
7 years ago
@ krishna 
no of possible genotype can be calculated by the following formula 
n(n+1)/2 
where n is the no of alleles 
no of genotype = 3(4)/2 
= 12/2 = 6 
so, in total the no of genotype will be 6 
HOPE IT HELPS 
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