anonymous
  • anonymous
Because it is sex-linked, it only takes one copy of the recessive colorblind allele to cause colorblindness in males.
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
The reason is the gene is located on the X-chromosome. Since men only posses one X-chromosome they are more likely to be affected as they only need to have 1 defective gene. Considering women have 2 X-chromosomes they would need to have the defective gene on BOTH chromosomes to suffer from colour blindness. As for the above responses: Women have 2 X-chromosomes there is no garuntee which one she pass to her son, so the only way a women will know for sure if she is passing on colour blindness to her son/daughter is if she herself is colour blind (ie 2 defective genes)
anonymous
  • anonymous
so would it be True or False
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sorry I have forgotten Biology... But if have any questions in Maths and Physics, I can surely help..

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anonymous
  • anonymous
@roh would that be True then?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think it is true...
anonymous
  • anonymous
Rohan your answer is a very good one...
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanx sid!!

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