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Pedigree Analysis – Part 2: Sex-linked Inheritance Patterns

Pedigree analysis: What are the patterns of sex-linked inheritance? In the previous Chalk Talk episode, we focused on autosomal or non-sex linked inheritance patterns. They affect any trait whose genes are located on autosomes. Autosomes are the chromosomes 1 to 22 of which two copies of each are present in males and females. Sex-linked inheritance […]

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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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