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Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Mendel’s Laws - Law of Segregation: o For each trait you will receive half from your mom and half from your dad. - Law of Independent Assortment: o When gametes are formed the alleles will sort out independently from one another. Patterns of Inheritance - Autosomal Dominate o Does not skip generations - Autosomal Recessive o Both parents must carry the gene o Can skip generations o Most individuals will have unaffected parents - Sex-linked o Males and females have different rates of being affected o Carried on the sex chromosomes o Typically males are much more affected rather than females The reason of this is because the sex chromosomes are slightly different, and they differ because it shows the difference between males and females o Color blindness, its 20% more often for males than females o Females have essentially 2 of the same architecture genes because they are XX so once can cancel out the other and for a female to be colorblind they have to have it on both alleles. Polygenic
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH 2300 taught by Professor Durband during the Fall '07 term at Texas Tech.

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