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How are sex-linked pedigrees different from autosomal pedigrees?

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How are sex-linked pedigrees different from autosomal pedigrees?

Pedigrees:

Pedigrees are genetic diagrams that track the inheritance of a trait through generations. On a pedigree biological males are depicted as squares and females are depicted as circles. A shaded in shape represents expression of a given trait.

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Sex-linked pedigrees are different from autosomal pedigrees because sex-linked pedigrees show the inheritance of sex-linked traits which tend to...

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Pedigree Analysis in Human Genetics: Inheritance Patterns

from Biology 102: Basic Genetics

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