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color blindness - Mihir Thakkar Color Blindness 2nd Period...

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Color Blindness Mihir Thakkar 2 nd Period Color Blindness is a genetic disorder that causes the human eye to not see certain colors. Also called color vision deficiency, can also be caused by eye, nerve or brain damage, or even exposure to certain chemicals. John Dalton was the first to publish a scientific paper on this topic, causing people to first call it daltonism. Color Blindness is usually diagnosed as a mild disability, but it can have positive effects. In some situations, having color blindness helps you see some camouflages which has suggested that this could be an evolutionary adaptation. The genotype of this genetic disorder is more complex than some other genetic disorders. The male and female genotypes are different from each other. The alleles for this disorder are on the 23 rd chromosome in humans and on the X chromosome. The allele for color blindness is recessive making this disorder less likely to happen when only one parent is a carrier. The phenotypic effects of this disorder are that you cannot see every color in the color spectrum. There are different types of color blindness. There is complete, red-green, and blue-yellow. All
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