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Genetics: The Study of Heredity – How Traits are Inherited

Genes exist in alternate forms called alleles. For example, the gene that determines eyebrow shape has two alleles—one codes for bushy eyebrows and the other fine eyebrows. To access a comprehensive array of complete multimedia lessons, as well as the most up-to-date, standards-based curriculum content that’s researched, proven and teacher-approved, visit newpathlearning.com to create your […]

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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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Human Inheritance patterns and diseases – 8.2 – Biol 189

In this video we’re going to talk about the inheritance patterns of certain human traits and genetic disorders. So do human traits follow the same inheritance patterns that Gregor Mendel saw in the pea plants? The answer is, for the most part, Yes! Gregor Mendel’s principles apply to the inheritance of many human traits. In […]

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