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What are inherited disorders caused by?
faulty genes
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give 3 examples of inherited disorders
cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anaemia, red-green colour blindness
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parents both have to be ... for the child to have that disorder?
carriers
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give 2 examples of useful mutations of genes
humans that migrated from Africa had mutated genes to give them pale skin thus allowing more vitamin D to be made. Another example is FOXP2 gene which enabled humans to talk.
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how can you tell what allele is recessive or dominant?
The allele that is dominant is the one that the organism has whereas the recessive one just means thati t
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cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anaemia, red-green colour blindness

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give 3 examples of inherited disorders

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carriers

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humans that migrated from Africa had mutated genes to give them pale skin thus allowing more vitamin D to be made. Another example is FOXP2 gene which enabled humans to talk.

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The allele that is dominant is the one that the organism has whereas the recessive one just means thati t

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