Inheritance

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

  • Most conditions occur on the X chromosome and males are XX therefore they are more likely to inherit the illness.
  • 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.
  • Because the male immune system is weaker
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2. What ratio does incomplete dominance give?

  • 3:1
  • 1:3
  • 1:2:1
  • 9:1

3. What are unlinked genes?

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

4. What is incomplete dominance?

  • Where all offspring are the same
  • Where neither allele is dominant or recessive but they give codominance
  • Where one allele is dominant and overshadows the recessive allele
  • A type of mutation

5. What is the physical expression of the combination of alleles?

  • Allele description
  • Genes
  • Phenotype
  • Genotype

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