Genetics. Karyotypes, Disorders, and Genetic Engineering. Essential Question. What are Chromosomes? How do chromosomal abnormalities create disorders?. Karyotype. Karyotype picture of chromosomes arranged together in pairs.
Karyotypes, Disorders, and
Turner’s syndrome nondisjunction in females inherit only one X chromosome
Women usually sterile and sex organs do not develop at puberty
Klinefelter’s syndrome nondisjunction in males inherit an extra X chromosome
Usually prevents individual from reproducing
No cases of NO X meaning it is essential for normal development