Unformatted text preview: (Coffin-Lowry Syndrome, Incontinentia Pigmenti) Â· Affects either sex. Â· The child of an affected female has a 50% of being affected. Â· For an affected male, all his daughters but none of his sons are affected. X-Linked Recessive Inheritance (Color Blindness, Hemophilia, Fragile X) Â· Affects males almost exclusively. Â· Afffected males are usually born to unaffected parents; the mother is normally a carrier (heterozygote) and may have affected relatives. Â· Females may be affected if the father is affected and the mother is a carrier. Â· Sons of normal fathers x carrier mothers have a 50% chance of being affected, while daughters of normal father x carrier mothers have a 50% chance of being a carrier....
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- Spring '09
- Biological Anthropology, Sex linkage, achondroplasia, Incontinentia Pigmenti