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Hello Class!DNA plays a role in inheritance because DNA gives you the certain traits and characteristics youhave. For example, some people have attached ear lobes while other people do not. Anotherexample is my dad’s side of the family all has red hair, while my mom has brown. I inherited mydad’s red hair.Tuberous Sclerosis is an example of a dominant disorder. “With this disorder people can haveseizures, and mental retardation. Tuberous Sclerosis happens when a cell mutates and are liablefor making two proteins. This disorder can be inherited or can happen on its own.”Cystic fibrosis is an example of a recessive disorder. This disorder “cause’s harm to your lungs,digestive system, and other organs in your body. With having this disorder, it makes it so yourbody cannot properly secret mucus, sweat, and digestive juices. What happens is instead ofletting sweat flow out of your body, it instead clogs your tubes, ducts, and passageways. Peoplewith this disorder can live into their late thirties to even fifty’s because of the knowledge we havethese days.”An example of an X – linked disorder would be fragile x syndrome. “FXS is a genetic disorder

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