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Incidence

Incidence

1. An act or the fact or manner of falling upon or affecting.

2. (Science: statistics) rate, range or amount of occurrence or influence.


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Colorblindness Probability Help!

The incidence of an XXY karyotype is about 1 in every 1000 male births, the extra X chromosome coming either from the mother's egg or the father's sperm by nondisjunction during meiosis. Suppose the baby's father has red-green ...

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by kaylagh
Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:07 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Colorblindness Probability Help!
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Re: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

... will be no more females to mate with and the species cease to exist. Funny, some men claim that they give only male offsprings! "a pure co-incidence". It is like engine runs the wheels and runs along with the car. if only engine or wheels run alone, the "car" will be left ...

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by balamurugan3
Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 6960

Re: Spread of recessive genes

... the percent of individuals that are homozygous recessive, and decreases the percent of heterozygotes (this is also why inbreeding increases the incidence of homozygous recessive diseases). Hope that helps.

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by aptitude
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:05 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Spread of recessive genes
Replies: 5
Views: 7863

Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color

Age, size of population, incidence of the disease should be considered

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by canalon
Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:53 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color

Background info: The Canadian Cancer Society provides some statistics about the incidence of skin cancer in Canada. In 2009, there were 5,000 new cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed, and 940 people died of this dangerous form of skin cancer. During 2009, there ...

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by bambamm
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:49 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color
Replies: 2
Views: 2102
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