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  1. How many dominant alleles do you need to inherit to get these disorders? (Achondroplasia, Huntington's Disease, Hypercholesterolemia)
  2. What is Phenylketonuria?
  3. What are sex-linked traits?
  4. What is Cystic Fibrosis?
  5. What defines a dominant pedigree?
  1. a Accumulation of phenylalanine in tissues; mental retardation; lacks enzyme that breaks down phenylalanine
  2. b Traits controlled by genes located on the sex chromosomes
  3. c One
  4. d One or both parents show the trait; no generations are skipped
  5. e Excess mucus in lungs, digestive tract and liver

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Unable to see certain colors
  2. Male with trait DOES NOT pass the trait to all of his daughters
  3. Square with a line through it
  4. Male with trait passes the trait to ALL of his daughters
  5. Lipid accumulation in brain cells; mental deficiency; blindness

5 True/False questions

  1. How many recessive alleles do you need to inherit to get these disorders? Albinism, Cystic Fibrosis, Galactosemia, Phenylketonuria, Tay-Sachs Disease)Two


  2. What is incomplete dominance?The expression of both alleles


  3. How are human blood types determined?By the presence or absence of certain molecules on the surfaces of red blood cells


  4. Normal male (image)


  5. What is Huntington's disease?A lethal genetic disorder caused by a rare dominant allele; It results in the breakdown of certain areas of the brain; normally deadly