How are sex chromosome and sex linked trait alike?

Answer In order to have sex-linked traits, you must first need a sex chromosome. Sex-linked traits come from the mother, and therefore sex chromosomes XY is needed. They are not ALIKE, rather, sex chromos... Read More »

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Is it possible for a baby to inherit the sickle cell trait if one parent has the trait and the other parent does not have the trait or the disease?

No, both parents must have the recessive gene for it to become dominant.

Does either parent have to be a carrier of sickle cell trait for the infant to have the trait?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

How might be possible for you to show a trait when neither of your parents show the trait?

Because some traits, such as blue eyes, are recessive. For each trait you get a pair of genes, one from each parent and you only get the recessive trait if you get a copy of that gene from both par... Read More »

How do you get chromosome?

boy meets girl, girl meets boy the baby gets chromosomes