Pedigrees

Pedigrees - Pedigrees Pedigrees Tracking Family History...

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Unformatted text preview: Pedigrees Pedigrees Tracking Family History Pedigrees Pedigrees Tracking Family History Pedigrees Pedigrees A chart that shows multiple family generations chart and relationships to track the inheritance of genetic traits. genetic Pedigrees Pedigrees Can be used to determine genotypes of Can family members. family Can be used to help predict probability Can of future generations expressing certain traits. traits. Important tool for genetic counselors Pedigrees Pedigrees Pedigree 1: An idealized pedigree of a family with hypercholesterolemia, an autosomal dominant disease where the heterozygote has a reduced number of functional low density lipoprotein receptors. Pedigrees Pedigrees I 2 1 II 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 8 9 III 6 Pedigree 1: An idealized pedigree of a family with hypercholesterolemia, an autosomal dominant disease where the heterozygote has a reduced number of functional low density lipoprotein receptors. Pedigrees Pedigrees Pedigrees Pedigrees ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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