What is an autosomal inheritance?


What is an autosomal inheritance?

Autosomal DNA:

Autosomal DNA makes up the numbered, non-sex chromosomes found in the nucleus of most cells. In humans, chromosome pairs 1-22 are autosomal, and pair 23 is the sex chromosome (X or Y).

Answer and Explanation:

Autosomal inheritance occurs when the gene being passed down from parent to offspring is located on an autosomal (non-sex) chromosome. Each autosomal...

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Pedigree Analysis in Human Genetics: Inheritance Patterns

from Biology 102: Basic Genetics

Chapter 6 / Lesson 3

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