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28 March, 10:24

Consider the example of sickle-cell anemia and the allele for the sickle-cell trait, and answer the following. True or false: This is an example of stabilizing selection. It will decrease the genetic variation for this gene in the population.

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  1. 28 March, 11:30
    I think it would be sickle-cell trait because sickle-cell anemia is where your red blood cells are shaped in a creasent shape instead of a round shape. So this will cause clotting. I am not so sure about this question, but I think I would go with sickle-cell trait.
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