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Harmful mutation does not get eliminated from the gene pool because they are mainly

a)

Dominant, which have beneficial effect on population and carried by heterozygous individuals

b)

Dominant, which have beneficial effect on population and carried by homozygous individuals

c)

Carried from one generation to another generation through autosomal chromosomes

d)

They show genetic drift


Question ID - 7326 | Toppr Answer

Harmful mutation does not get eliminated from the gene pool because they are mainly

a)

Dominant, which have beneficial effect on population and carried by heterozygous individuals

b)

Dominant, which have beneficial effect on population and carried by homozygous individuals

c)

Carried from one generation to another generation through autosomal chromosomes

d)

They show genetic drift

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Harmful mutation does not get elimated from the gene pool because most of the harmful mutations are recessive and they carried by heterozygous condition in the individual.  If they (mutation) are dominant then they easily get eliminated by the death of an organism



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