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Unformatted text preview: soil Genes and the Environment Siamese Cats: Born with light fur Allele for dark hair is only expressed in cooler areas of the body Modes of disease inheritance Autosomal Dominant Disorders A single faulty allele can cause damage even when there is a second functional allele Autosomal Recessive Disorders A single faulty allele is NOT sufficient to cause damage. Heterozygous individuals are carriers X-linked Disorders Disorders controlled by genes on the X chromosome Example of an X-linked disorder: Colorblindness Pedigrees Example Pedigree: Family history of colorblindness (X-linked) Pedigrees Example Pedigree: Analysis of a family history of albinism (autosomal recessive)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course BIO 0815 taught by Professor Crucielli during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.
- Spring '11