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X-Linked recessive

In the example on the left, a father with an X-linked recessive condition has two daughters that are carriers of the causative mutation. On the right, a mother who is a carrier of an X-linked recessive disorder has one affected son and one daughter who is also a carrier.

In the example on the left, a father with an X-linked recessive condition has two daughters that are carriers of the causative mutation. On the right, a mother who is a carrier of an X-linked recessive disorder has one affected son and one daughter who is also a carrier.

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Published: February 1, 2016