Write the genotypes of the parents of a child suffering from thalassemia.state the cause of this disease. 

Asked by mayurgogoi8228 | 3rd May, 2019, 08:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Genotypes of the parents of a child suffering from thalassemia is HbAHbT .

Thalassemia is caused by mutations in the DNA of cells that make hemoglobin. The mutations associated with thalassemia are passed from parents to children.

Thalassemia disrupts the normal production of hemoglobin and healthy red blood cells. This causes anaemia. With anemia, the blood doesn't have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen to the tissues leaving fatigued



Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 5th May, 2019, 08:55: PM