All posts tagged with Mendelian disorders

Anthropology 105, lecture 8: Ears

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This lecture uses the auditory system to illustrate Mendelian inheritance. First the earlobes – a classic example in teaching laboratories, where attached ea...

A story of methemoglobinemia

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A story by Susan Donaldson James of a unique genetic disorder and the social stigma of inbreeding in Appalachia: “Fugates of Kentucky: Skin Bluer than Lake L...