Skip Navigation
Search

Introduction to Pedigrees

Introduction to Pedigrees

Genealogy of the Lee family of Virginia and Maryland.
Courtesy of the US Library of Congress.

A pedigree shows how a trait is inherited over several generations. Dr. Lisa Meffert explains why pedigrees are important, and the key factors scientists consider when studying pedigrees.

Author(s): Lisa M. Meffert, PhD
Slide Tray:
0 slides
View Empty Download
Slides: 1–12 of 13
Showing Results for: hemophilia Return to Presentation

Pedigrees: Working Out Inheritance Patterns

Factors to Consider in Pedigrees

Pedigree Diagrams: I

Pedigree Diagrams: II

Albinism: Parent-offspring Relationships

Hemophilia: An Example

Hemophilia: Expression of Sex Chromosomes

Hemophilia: Expression of Male Sex Chromosome

Hemophilia: Genotype the Affected Individuals

Hemophilia: Father-Daughter Relationship

Hemophilia: Genotyping the Normal Individuals

Hemophilia: Homozygous or Heterozygous?

Pages: [1] 2 Next