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Teaching Sex-linked traits

Sex-linked traits

Sex chromosomes specify an organism's genetic sex. Humans have two different sex chromosomes, one called X and the other Y.\nSex-linked genes are located on either the X or Y chromosome, though it more commonly refers to genes located on the X-chromosome.

CK-12 (High School)


Why are sex-linked diseases more common in men than in women?
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms


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