cluster genetics

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Posted by tommyD ( on January 24, 2002 at 09:32:18:

In Reply to: ted posted by bob baker on January 24, 2002 at 07:01:05:

The conventional wisdom was that clusters are not inherited. But it seems they are to some degree...I read somewhere recently where about 10 to 20 percent of clusterheads have parents or grandparents who had clusters.

Since only 1 in a thousand people, roughly, get clusters, it would be a one-in-a-million shot to see two people in the same household or family with clusters. But I've seen several messages on this board from clusterheads whose immediate relatives also suffered.

So chances are 5 to 1 or 10 to 1 you will NOT inherit clusters from your dad, but it could happen. The Beast makes no promises...

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