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Why Are Colour-blindness and Thalassaemia Categorised as Mendelian Disorders? Write the Symptoms of These Diseases Seen in People Suffering from Them. - Biology

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Why are color-blindness and thalassaemia categorised as Mendelian disorders? Write the symptoms of these diseases seen in people suffering from them.

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Thalassaemia and colour blindness are categorised as Mendelian disorders because these are determined by alternation or mutation in a single gene. Symptoms of thalassaemia: The main symptoms of thalassaemia are anaemia, jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, cardiac enlargement and skeletal deformities Symptoms of colour blindness: The main symptom of colour blindness is the inability of certain human beings to distinguish red and green colour.

Concept: Genetic Disorders
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