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Sex Inheritance and Sex Linkage

Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes, 22 of these are identical regardless f if
they are in a male or female. However, the last pair determines the sex of the
individual and these are called sex chromosomes. Woman have two x chromosomes
while men have…

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Pedegree charts are a useful way to trace the inheritance of sex linked
characteristics. In these:
A male is represented by a square
A female is represented by a circle
Shading indivicates the presence of a characteristics
A dot signifies someone who had a normal phenotype but is a carrier


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