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Sex Linked Traits

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Sex Linked Trait
a gene for a trait is on the X chromosome, it is linked to a person's sex
XX
Female
XY
Male
X linked color blindness
A form of colorblindness caused by a mutated gene on the X chromosome - More common in males than females.
Hemophilia
Sex linked recessive condition (gene is on X chromosome) in which blood does not clot.
Carrier
Female who is heterozygous for a recessive condition
HH
Genotype of normal female (no hemophilia)
Hh
Genotype of female carrier of hemophilia
hh
Genotype of female with hemophilia
HY
Genotype of normal male (no hemophilia)
hY
Genotype of male with hemophilia