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Who are likely to suffer more from the defect related to the gene represented males, the females or both males and females equally? And why?

Who are likely to suffer more from the defect related to the gene represented males, the females or both males and females equally? And why?

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grenade
2061 Points
7 years ago
The disease represented by the defect in the given gene is sickle-cell anaemia. It is an autosomal recessive trait. This disease is transmitted to the progeny when both the parents are carriers for the disease (heterozygous).

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