5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is Huntington's disease?
- How do you know if a dominant pedigree is sex linked?
- Affected male (image)
- Affected female (image)
- How do you know if a recessive pedigree is autosomal?
- a Roughly equal numbers of males and females are affected; female carriers pass trait on to BOTH sons and daughters equally
- b A lethal genetic disorder caused by a rare dominant allele; It results in the breakdown of certain areas of the brain; normally deadly
- d Male with trait passes the trait to ALL of his daughters
5 Multiple choice questions
- One or both parents show the trait; no generations are skipped
- Lipid accumulation in brain cells; mental deficiency; blindness
- Excess mucus in lungs, digestive tract and liver
- Mental retardation and uncontrollable movements; appears in middle age, leads to death
5 True/False questions
What is Hemophilia? → Excessive bleedings due to missing protein important for blood clotting
What are the three sex linked recessive disorders? → 1) Albinism
2) Cystic Fibrosis
5) Tay-Sachs Disease
How do you know if a dominant pedigree is autosomal? → Male with trait DOES NOT pass the trait to all of his daughters
What defines a recessive pedigree? → One or both parents show the trait; no generations are skipped
Female carrier (image) →