Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Non-Mendelian Inheritance Mendelian inheritance patterns involve genes that directly influence the outcome of an organism’s traits and obey Mendel’s laws. Most genes in eukaryotic species follow a Mendelian pattern of inheritance. However, there are many that do not. Non-Mendelian inheritance is a general term that refers to any pattern of inheritance in which traits do not … Read moreNon-Mendelian Inheritance

Sex-linked Inheritance

Sex-linked Inheritance

Sex-linked Inheritance Sex makes no difference in Mendel’s crosses. But the Mendel’s laws are not applicable on those genes which are exclusively located either in X or Y chromosome. Sex-Linked Inheritance is the inheritance of a trait (phenotype) that is determined by a gene located on one of the sex chromosomes. The genes which occur … Read moreSex-linked Inheritance