Question:

If you have red hair what is the probability that your kids will have red hair?

Answer:

If the parents both have a functioning and a mutant version of the MC1R gene that causes red hair, they are said to be carriers and there is a 1 in 4 chance of them having a child who is a redhead.


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Locus (genetics)
Red hair
Asp294His
Missense mutation
Agouti signalling peptide
Melanocortin 1 receptor
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
Melanocortin 1 receptor
Hair
Human hair color
Asp294His
Hair color
Biology
Red hair
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