Categories Anthropology I

I.9.4 Gene mapping and genome study

Introduction : Human genome mapping means a detailed and schematic description of structural and functional organization of all the chromosomes in the genome of Human genome mapping consists of determining the location of all genes and sequencing the entire genome. An international effort is going on the Human genome mapping since 1990. Human genome’s mapping […]

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Categories Anthropology I

I.9.1.2 Methods for study of genetic principles in man-family study- Co-twin study,

Introduction : It is one of the methods of separation of hereditary and environmental factors in the development of a trait. This design involves twins discordant for specific environmental factors or exposures, and twins discordant for disease outcomes or measures of morbidity. Concept of monozygotic and dizygotic twins Monozygotic twins /identical twins (MZ) develop from […]

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