Introduction to Pedigrees
Marfan's Syndrome: Genotype the Affected Individuals
The next step is to genotype the affected individuals. Since only one "M" allele is sufficient to cause Marfan's syndrome, the genotype of any individual expressing the trait must have at least one "M" (see the notations in black).
Keywords: autosome | genetics | inheritance patterns | Marfan’s Syndrome | sex-linked traits | pedigree
- Campbell, N. E. & Reece, J. B. (2002). Biology (6th ed.). San Francisco: Benjamin Cummings.
- Young, M. (2005). Pedigree chart. Houston, TX: Baylor College of Medicine, Center For Educational Outreach.
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