Misconception RHM124:

Genetic information is inherited from the same-sex parent (i.e. daughters get their DNA from their mother, and sons get their DNA from their father) (see Clough & Wood-Robinson, 1985; Kargbo et al., 1980).

Items that test for misconception RHM124
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RH048001

100% of a son's body cells contain some DNA from his mother.

22%

RH047001

In sexually reproducing organisms such as humans, 50% of the DNA in each of the daughter's body cells is from her father.

18%