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ALBINISM. Greer Manton, Sydney Gilbert & Monica Starbinski 2/1/10 – Period 2. What Chromosome?. Albanism is a genetic order, which is caused by a gene on the X (female) chromosome . Chromosome 9 is affected. Alleles.

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Albinism

ALBINISM

Greer Manton, Sydney Gilbert & Monica Starbinski

2/1/10 – Period 2


What chromosome
What Chromosome?

Albanism is a genetic order, which is caused by a gene on the X (female) chromosome.

Chromosome 9 is affected.


Alleles
Alleles

  • Alleles – an alternative form of a gene, which is located on a specific part of a certain chromosome.

  • 2 alleles per human gene.

Recessive (aa):

-trait will only appear if a dominant allele is not present.

-homozygous

Dominant (AA, Aa):

-overpowers the recessive allele.

-heterozygous


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