Is a sideways toe autosomal recessive?


Is a sideways toe autosomal recessive?

Autosomal Traits:

Autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive traits are those caused by genes located on the 22 pairs of non-sex chromosomes in a person's cells. Dominant traits only require one copy of a particular allele to manifest while recessive traits require two copies. Alleles are the possible variations of a gene.

Answer and Explanation:

A sideways toe that is caused by a genetic anomaly, rather than the result of an injury, is an autosomal recessive trait that manifests as a missing...

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Pedigree Analysis in Human Genetics: Inheritance Patterns

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