Tag: sex limited traits

Sex linkage

Sex Linkage in Man  Colour Blindness Color blindness, or color vision deficiency, in humans is the inability to differentiate between som or all colors that other people can distinguish. It is most often of szr.etie nature. But it may also occur because of eye, nerve, or brain da. ,age, or due to exposure to certain [Continue]

sex linked inheritance example

Sex Linkage in Drosophila Thomas Hunt Morgan (1910) discovered sex linkage in fruit fly Drosophila. It supported the chromosomal theory of heredity. Morgan deveioped cultures of Drosophila flies. He studied different traits like mour of the eye. Normal fruit flies or wild type have bright red eyts One of his coworkers Calvin Bridges discovered a [Continue]

Sex linked Inheritance

Sex linked Inheritance   The inheritance of a trait (phenotype) that is determined by a gene located on one of the sex chromosomes is called sex linked inheritance. The expectations of sex-linked inheritance in any species depend on how the chromosomes determine sex. For example, in humans, males are heterogametic. It has one X chromosome [Continue]