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MouseGirl
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   Posted 10/9/2009 10:15 AM (GMT -7)   
If someone with CF and someone who doesn't carry the gene at all have kids, what are the chances of them having the actual disease???

2incher
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   Posted 10/9/2009 2:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Someone with CF = 2 CF genes
Carrier = 1 CF gene
Non-Carrier = 0 CF genes

So for your question the result is that EVERY child is GUARANTEED to be a carrier of CF.

However, they are all also, by definition, GUARANTEED to not have CF.

MouseGirl
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   Posted 10/12/2009 9:32 AM (GMT -7)   
Okay, Thank you!!!
Em :]
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