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Where is the gene for red-green color blindness located?
The gene for red-green color blindness located on the X chromosome, it is normally not possible color blind father to pass the gene to a son.
What is royal hemophilia?
Royal hemophilia is the result of sex-linked inheritance.
What types of blood are the results of multiple allelic?
The blood types A, B, AB and O are the result of multiple allelic.
How is Down syndrome detected?
Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that can be detected by karyotyping.
Hemophilia and red-green color bindness are examples of what?
Hemophilia and red-green color bindness are examples of sex-linked conditions.
How are individuals affliced with sickle-cell anemia?
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease coindividuals affliced with sickle-cell anemia?
An extra chromosome can be observed in what?
An extra chromosome can be observed in a karyotype.
What are the chromosome made up of a male human?
In humans a male has one X chromosome and one Y chromosome.
What are the chromosome made up of a female human?
Human females produce egg cells that have one X chromosomes?
The gene for color bindness in humans is found on the X chromosome. A boy has color bind father. Will the boy be color blind. Explain.
Only if his mother carries the gene for color bindness; he cannot inherit color blindness from his father.
A person who has type AB blood is sometimes referred to as a universal recipient? Explain why
A person who has type AB blood can safely receive transfusions of all ABO blood types.
Why is a person who has Klinefelter's syndrome (XXY) a male, even though he has two X chromosomes in his cells?
If the cells have a Y chromosome, the person is a male regardless of how many X chromosomes are in the cells.