Genetics Basics - Lesson 3: Modes of Inheritance


3.1   Modes of Inheritance



3.2   Autosomal Dominant Inheritance



3.3   Autosomal Recessive Inheritance

Clinical Information on Diseases



3.3.1   Autosomal Recessive Diseases



3.4   X-Linked Dominant Inheritance



3.4.1   Oral-Facial-Digital syndrome type I



3.5   X-Linked Recessive Inheritance



(A) Hair and (B) teeth of a male with ectodermal dysplasia.
(Reprinted from Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics, 10th ed., Mueller R.F. and Young I.D., ©1998, with permission from Elsevier Science.)

3.5.1   Hypohidrotic or anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia



3.6   Complex Inheritance



(A) Severe and (B) mild forms of cleft lip +/- palate.
(Reprinted from Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics, 10th ed., Mueller R.F. and Young I.D., ©1998, with permission from Elsevier Science.)

3.6.1   Cleft Lip +/- Cleft Palate