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How are sex-linked characteristics different from traditional Mendelian characteristics?
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Recessive sex-linked genes are most commonly found in males. As the Y chromosome holds very little genetic information, if there is a recessive gene on the X chromosome, then there is usually no corresponding dominant gene to counter it.
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Meaning they don't happen purely by chance since there is another factor. Think about the mendelian experiements with pea plants and how the probablities of a phenotype would manifest.
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