Each of the heritable human traits that we have discussed in recent weeks is

Each of the heritable human traits that we have discussed in recent weeks is

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Each of the heritable human traits that we have discussed in recent weeks is monogenic Each of these traits was quite straightforward from a Mendelian perspective: invariably caused by mutation in the same gene.
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Unformatted text preview: Sickle cell disease: autosomal recessive Phenylketonuria: autosomal recessive Huntington's disease: autosomal dominant genetic homogeneity all affected individuals have the same mutation in the same gene...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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