Please download to get full document.

View again

of 5
All materials on our website are shared by users. If you have any questions about copyright issues, please report us to resolve them. We are always happy to assist you.
ALBINISM. Greer Manton, Sydney Gilbert & Monica Starbinski 2/1/10 – Period 2. What Chromosome?. Albanism is a genetic order, which is caused by a gene on the X (female) chromosome. Alleles.
ALBINISMGreer Manton, Sydney Gilbert & Monica Starbinski2/1/10 – Period 2What Chromosome?Albanism is a genetic order, which is caused by a gene on the X (female) chromosome.Alleles
  • Alleles – an alternative form of a gene, which is located on a specific part of a certain chromosome.
  • 2 alleles per human gene.
  • Recessive (aa):-trait will only appear if a dominant allele is not present.-homozygousDominant (AA, Aa):-overpowers the recessive allele.-heterozygousSummary Of Albinism
  • Albinism – a rare, inherited, disease that you are born with, causing a lack in pigment or melanin. Usually, the person’s hair, eyes, and skin are affected.
  • Symptoms –
  • Extremely light colored skin
  • light/white colored hair
  • pale blue/grey eye color, sometimes even pink
  • very high risk of sunburn and skin cancer
  • vision problems
  • Interesting Facts
  • There is no cure for Albinism, but precautions can be taken to alleviate the symptoms.
  • - Staying out of the sun
  • - contacts or seeing an optician
  • Mode Of Inheritance
    We Need Your Support
    Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our free products and services. We are nonprofit website to share and download documents. To the running of this website, we need your help to support us.

    Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

    No, Thanks

    We need your sign to support Project to invent "SMART AND CONTROLLABLE REFLECTIVE BALLOONS" to cover the Sun and Save Our Earth.

    More details...

    Sign Now!

    We are very appreciated for your Prompt Action!