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Unformatted text preview: Pedigrees Pedigrees Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Is trait due to an environmental condition? Is trait genetic? How is it inherited? Is it controlled by one or multiple genes? Waardenburg syndrome characterized by deafness, fair skin, visual problems, and a white forelock. Genotype Genotype Environment Environment Phenotype Phenotype Waardenburg syndrome characterized by deafness, fair skin, visual problems, and a white forelock. Human Monogenic Human Monogenic (single gene) Traits/Diseases (single gene) Traits/Diseases Traits Tongue rolling Widows Peak Earlobe attachment Hitchhikers thumb Mid digit hair Index finger length Taste of bitter PTC Urine smell after eating asparagus Diseases Thalassaemia Sickle cell anemia Haemophilia Cystic Fibrosis Tay sachs disease Fragile X syndrome Huntington's disease Dominant Autosomal Conditions Familial Hypercholesterolemia high blood cholesterol- genetic Most are loss of LDL receptor so blood...
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