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1

What are complementation tests?

Tests for determining whether two mutations associated with a specific phenotype represent two different forms of the same gene (alleles) or are variations of two different genes

2

Why are male progeny scored in the first filial generation?

To test for sex linkage

3

What are paralogous genes?

A class of homologous genes which that is the result of gene duplication
The gene copies resulting from the duplication are paralogous to each other