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Human Inheritance Patterns - 1 Investigating Human Inheritance Patterns Historically, most of our information about human genetics, which, like all organisms, follows basic rules of chromosome inheritance, has come from careful analysis of family histories, or pedigrees that sometimes track traits over many generations. It is only within the last generation that advances in molecular genetics have led to much better analyses of the inheritance of specific genetic traits within families.
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Unformatted text preview: Hemophilia Pedigree of the European Royal Families During our recent discussion of gene interactions we have included examples of human inheritance patterns, such as the inheritance of eye color, skin pigmentation, the inheritance of multiple alleles with the ABO blood types, and briefly noted the pleiotropic effects of sickle cell anemia and listed some sex-linked human characteristics....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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