Genetic Counseling - Understanding The Pattern Of Genetic Inheritance
The X – linked inheritance can have some interesting result depending on the X –chromosomes of mother or father that is Genetic disorders can be transmitted/affected through the somatic or sex chromosomes.
These disorders can be called " Dominant or Recessive". The chances of getting a dominant disorders in an offspring is 50% because both mother and father carry the defective gene. In case of Recessive disorders the chance of inheritance are only 25% as only one of the two parents carries the defective gene. Some