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2. What are unlinked genes?

  • An alternate form of a gene
  • Where multiple factors are observed at once
  • A type of cell
  • Where parents and offspring have a different genotype

3. Why are sex linked conditions more common in males than females?

  • Because males inherit diseases instead of females
  • Most conditions occur on the X chromosome therefore only one dominant allele is inherited for them to gain the condition.
  • Most conditions occur on the X chromosome and males are XX therefore they are more likely to inherit the illness.
  • Because the male immune system is weaker

4. What is a gene?

  • A portion of a chromosome that codes for one polypeptide
  • Alternate forms of the gene
  • When DNA is transferred into RNA
  • The combination of alleles and individual has

5. What is a mutation?

  • Alternate forms of a gene
  • A portion of a chromosome that codes for one polypeptide
  • A change in the quantity, base sequence or structure of DNA
  • A combination of alleles

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