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Unformatted text preview: damage; Heterozygote is resistant to malaria SICKLE CELL DISEASE AUTOSOMAL CODOMINANT X-LINKED RECESSIVE X-linked recessive disorder in which the protein that clots blood is missing causing excessive bleeding after injuries HEMOPHILIA X-LINKED RECESSIVE Progressive weakening and loss of skeletal muscles causing paralysis and eventual death DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY X-LINKED RECESSIVE Inability to distinguish the colors (especially red from green) COLORBLINDNESS X-LINKED RECESSIVE NON-DISJUNCTION DISORDERS Trisomy-21; Three #21 chromosomes; characteristic facial features; slanted eyes; mental retardation; some heart defects DOWN SYNDROME NONDISJUNCTION X0 females; females have only one X chromosome; infertility; TURNER SYNDROME NONDISJUNCTION Males with extra X chromosomes (XXy, XXXy, XXXXy); infertility; males with some female characteristics; KLINEFELTER’S SYNDROME NONDISJUNCTION...
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- Fall '08
- Zoology, Mental retardation, Genetic disorder, Phenylketonuria, Turner syndrome