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Unformatted text preview: Some Sex-Linked Human Disorders Hemophilia Hemophilia is caused by the inability to produce a critical blood-clotting factor. Hemophilia is treated by supplying the affected individuals with the clotting factor. If not treated, hemophilia is usually fatal. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy One of the forms of muscle degeneration Fragile X A nucleotide repeat disorder that causes mental impairment Red-green colorblindness Androgen insensitivity Males do not respond in development to androgen signals resulting in sterility and some "female" traits....
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