12. When a human trait is sex linked (located on the 23rd pair of chromosomes), it is most often fou

12. When a human trait is sex linked (located on the 23rd pair of chromosomes), it is most often found on the X chromosome. Why?
a. Women have more sex-linked disorders than men do.
b. The X chromosome is much larger than the Y chromosome.
c. The X chromosome is dominant and the Y chromosome is recessive.
Anonymous User
Anonymous User
Asked Feb 04, 2014
Because both men and woman have a X chromosome meaning both sexes are able to get that trait.

A. Actually men show more signs of sex-linked disorders than women because of the man's lack of a second x chromosome to offset any recessive traits that my be getting past along such as baldness.

B. The X chromosome carries a lot more information than the Y which I'd the main reason for the size difference

C. Chromosomes are not themselves dominate or recessive but the traits they carry along with then are
tony_82
Answered Jan 16, 2015

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