Sex Linkage. Here Comes the Sun King. The tale of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. T.H. Morgan’s Flies. Context: 1908 – before anyone knew the link between chromosomes and heredity Working with the fruit fly, Drosophlia melanogaster A model organism for genetics
Maybe white eyes are lethal in females?
I guess not….but what does this have to do with sex?
but not the same)
XBXB x XbY
Both sons are normal, both daughters are carriers!
XBXb x XBY
100% of females are normal, ½ of sons are normal, ½ of sons are affected
Altogether, ¼ of children are affected
It could happen, but you’d need
Bald or Carrier Female x Bald Male
XbXborXBXb x XbY
There are also Y-linked diseases