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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 white eye mutan. —ale fly. ...

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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 and one Y chromosome. But ...

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