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Heterozygotes carry a disease causing mutation, but will generally not display characteristics of the genetic disease.

Biology-Heterozygotes carry a disease causing mutation, but will generally not display characteristics of the genetic disease.

List of Genetic Diseases and Disorders

List of Genetic Diseases and Disorders

This picture is interesting to me because it shows how a affected mother or father can pass on their genetic disorder to the carrier daughters or sons and how they may not pass it on to them.

X-linked recessive pattern of inheritance

Diseases inherited in an X-linked recessive pattern mostly affect males, because a second X chromosome usually protects females from showing symptoms.

The origins and genetic makeup associated with eye color makes the color of one's eye more complex than a simple collection of aesthetic traits. Discover interesting facts behind the color of your eyes.

Infographic: Eye Color Breakdown Guide

Main Inheritance Patterns | Genes in Life

In this example, an unaffected woman carries one copy of a gene mutation for an X-linked recessive disorder. She has an affected son, an unaffected daughter who carries one copy of the mutation, and two unaffected children who do not have the mutation.

Family Testing- “It’s all in the Family” is the Alpha-1 Foundation’s program to help Alphas and Alpha-1 carriers tell their families about Alpha-1. Family testing for Alpha-1 could improve the lives and health of the people you love. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Family Testing- “It’s all in the Family” is the Foundation’s program to help Alphas and carriers tell their families about Family testing for could improve the lives and health of the people you love.

Awesome tidbits I'll be using as ice breakers someday (or just to impress people with my knowledge base!)

Facts About the Human Body Infographic

Health Infographics - The Human Body Infographic. The Human Body: Facts You May Not Know About Your Own Body. Interesting Facts About Your Body.

Meet Your Mitochondria #infographic. Small, complex and vital. http://www.mitoq.com/wp_uploads/2014/04/Meet-Your-Mitochondria-4.jpg

Infographic: Meet your Mitochondria with MitoQ Mitochondria are bean-shaped organelles that float freely inside almost every cell in our body.

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