Maryam was surprised to discover she suffered from red-green color blindness. She told her biology professor, who responded, "your father is color-blind too, right?"
How did her professor know this? Why did her professor not say the same thing to Saad, a color-blind male student in the same class?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 8:03 pm ad1c9bdddf
Red-green color blindness is linked to the X chromosome, which carries the genes for both red and green color vision. The condition is recessive in that having one normal X chromosome will lead to normal color vision even if the other one is defective. In other words, you only need one properly working X-chromosome for proper color vision.
Maryam is a female and has two ...
Red-green color blindness is briefly studied.