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Copperheads 2: The genetic inheritance of Wilson’s disease [CC]

Hello Copperheads! My name is Cupri. Welcome back! If you don’t know what Wilson’s disease is, or if you want a refresher, you can go watch my introduction video by clicking… somewhere around here on the screen. [I’m sorry, I’m new to YouTube] This is probably the longest and most complex video I’m ever gonna […]

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Pedigree Analysis – Part 1: Autosomal Inheritance Patterns

Pedigree analysis – What are the patterns of autosomal inheritance? What’s the probability of inheriting certain genetic disorders? Pedigree analysis is usually quite helpful in answering this question. Fortunately, a thorough understanding of human genetics isn’t required to do so. Usually, an overview of classical hereditary suffices. We’d like to provide you with this overview […]

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Inheritance Patterns – Tales from the Genome

Looking at Kate’s pedigree here, we can see that the trait of lactose intolerance doesn’t appear in every generation. In fact, it looks like it skips generations.>>I’ve heard of genes skipping generations before, like male pattern baldness, or cystic fibrosis.>>Exactly. There are lots of examples of traits that do this, but it’s important to know […]

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