Genetic Disorders paper

Genetic Disorders paper - Cameron Leahy Bio 101 Professor...

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Cameron Leahy Bio 101 Professor Jadhav 3/27/08 Genetic Disorder: Color Blindness Color blindness is a genetic disorder that has existed since the beginning of time, and occurs in both men and women. There are several different types of color blindness that occur, and they fall under either “inherited” or “acquired.” Monochromacy is the most commonly referenced form of color-blindness, and is described as complete color blindness. There are two different types of monochromacy: normal monochromacy and rod monochromacy. In normal monochromacy, one can see the world clearly, but without the understanding of color. With rod monochromacy, a new problem is introduced, because with only rods, someone cannot see well in normal daylight luminosity. Another form of color-blindnesss is dichromacy, which pertains to the type of color-blindness in which one of the three basic color mechanisms is not readily available to the person with the deficiency. This causes them to see the world through only 2
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