8A and B blood types are both Dominant traits. A and B genes show co-dominance expression.O is recessive to A and B.RH positive blood types are Dominant to negative.Blood types are multiple allelic trait because it takes multiple genes to produce a blood type.
12Sickle Cell AnemiaThe result of a point mutation in the DNA of the affected individual.Caused by a recessive gene.
13Rh- Mothers with RH+ babies The mother beginsProducing Anit +Antibodies during the 1stPregnancy and if shebecomes pregnant witha 2nd RH+ baby herAntibodies will cross thePlacenta and attack theBaby’s blood causing acondition calledhemolytic disease of theNew born.
15Blood Composition Questions P. 294 & 295 What percent of whole blood is composed of plasma?What is the function of water in blood?What is the function of electrolytes? List 6 electrolytes.What is the function of albumin?What are the functions of fibrinogen and globulins?
16List the substances transported by blood. What % of blood is made of the formed elements?What is hemoglobin?What is hematocrit?