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Sickle- Cell Anemia
Affects mostly African Americans, hemoglobin can't carry oxygen, red blood cells form a sickle shape and the carrier can show some of the symptoms
Why are males affected more than females?
Because females have tow X chromosomes, so if one is bad, they have an extra. But, men don't, so they are always affected if having the disease
Found in the nucleus, is the code that carries the organisms traits, codes for proteins that make up these traits
Double helix untwists, DNA unzips into a replication fork, free nucleotides join the old strands, then there are two new strands and each strand has one old and one new
Most common form of mental retardation, occurs when there is an extra 21st chromosome and is a nondisjunction disorder
Examples of sex- linked traits
Hemophilia, Duchanne's Muscular Dystrophy, male pattern baldness, and color blindness
Started in the royal family- Found on the X chromosome, sex- linked trait, affected males more commonly than females, blood fails to clot
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