What is sex linked gens? Give examples

Genes located on nonhomologous regions of sex chromosomes but which control somatic characters are called sex linked genes. Those present on X chromosome are x linked genes while those on Y chromosome are y linked genes. Examples of x linked genes are genes for haemophilia, colour blindness, myopia, etc. and that of y linked genes are genes for hypertrichosis.
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xx and xy the rest are called somatic cells
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genes present on sex chromosome are called sex-linked genes
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