inherited disorders

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 20-10-19 11:12

inherited disorders are disorders that are caused by a faulty allele which can be passed on to an individuals offspring.

cystic fibrosis:

an inherited disorder of cell membranes

results in body producing a lot of mucus in air passages and in pancreas

caused by a recessive allele

people with only one copy of the allele wont have the disorder-they are carriers

for a child to have a disorder both parents must be carriers or have the disorder

theres a 25% chance the child will have the disorder if both parents are carriers


a disorder where a babys born with…


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