X-Linked Dominant Inheritance

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Title: X-Linked Dominant Inheritance
Description: Drawing showing an X-linked dominant inheritance pattern between a father, mother, and their children. The panel on the left shows an affected father (who only has one X chromosome) with a mutated (changed) gene on the X chromosome; an unaffected mother (who has two X chromosomes) with a normal gene on both X chromosomes; an affected daughter (who has two X chromosomes) with a mutated gene on one X chromosome and a normal gene on the other X chromosome; and an unaffected son (who only has one X chromosome) with a normal gene on the X chromosome. The panel on the right shows an unaffected father with a normal gene on the X chromosome; an affected mother with a normal gene on one X chromosome and a mutated gene on the other X chromosome; an unaffected daughter with a normal gene on both X chromosomes; an unaffected son with a normal gene on the X chromosome; an affected daughter with a mutated gene on one X chromosome and a normal gene on the other X chromosome; and an affected son with a mutated gene on the X chromosome.
Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Genetics
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR802197
Date Created: September 14, 2020
Date Added: October 21, 2020
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com