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What are changes in genetic material?
Mutations
The harmful effects produced by muated genes are called _______ _________?
Genetic Disorders
This is found in a red blood cellsm where it binds with oxygen and transports it through the body?
Hemoglobin
What is a condition caused by a mutated allele that produces a defective form of the proten hemoglobin?
Anemia
What is a condition that impairs the blood's ability to clot and can cause excessive and prolonged bleeding?
Hemophillia
A trait that is determined by a gene found only on the X hromosome is said to be a ___-____ ____?
Sex-linked trait
Wha tis a chart of an individual's ancestors used in human gnetics to analyxe Mendelian inheritance especially of familial deseases?
Pedigrees
What is this genetic disorder in which an indiidual lacks an enzyme that converts the amino acid phenylalanine into the amino amino acid tyrosine?
Phenylketonuria(PKU)