Dwarfism w Average size trunk with short arms and legs typical
BALDNESS w Sex-Influenced traits. w More common in men than women. w Not exactly sure where this trait resides? w Men get it if homozygous recessive bb or heterozygous Bb! Women only get it if they are homozygous recessive bb.
HUNTINGTON DISEASE w Dominant Trait. w Shows up in the thirties and forties, damage to nervous system begins. w Leads to mental retardation and loss of muscle control w Located on the 4th chromosome
SICKLE CELL ANEMIA w A disorder where the red blood cells are in the shape of a sickle. w Co-dominant disorder w heterozygous=carriers w Mostly found in people with african heritage. w Reason? Malaria, SCA is partially resistant.
HEMOPHILIA w Sex-linked disorder w Recessive allele w bleeder’s disease w Clotting factor is missing. w 1:10,000 males w 1:100,000,000 females w treatment-injecting clotting factors
SPINA BIFIDA w When vertebrae in your spinal cord fail to develop and leaves a space causing damage to the nervous system