Flashcards in Chapter 14 -2 Deck (13):
What is translocation?
non homologous chromosomes exchange broken parts
Chimpanzees and humans are ? identical
What are heritable changes in chromosome number due to?
What does fertilization after nondisjunction result in?
What is aneuploidy?
cells with varying chromosome numbers
Aneuploidy can either be?
Trisomy (2n+1) or monosomy (2n-1)
Aneuploids result in?
higher rates of miscarriages
Examples of aneuploids?
down's syndrome/trisomy 21
What inherits more than 2 sets of chromosomes?
What is a pedigree?
creates genetic family tree to determine what type of producing you can do
What is prenatal diagnosis?
tests done in the utero, before birth
What kind of prenatal diagnosis draws amniotic fluid?