MadSci Network: Genetics

Re: What combination of genes cause a person to have grey eyes?

Date: Tue Oct 2 14:01:12 2001
Posted By: Michael S. Robeson II, Core Nucleic Acid Analysis Manager
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 997730879.Ge

Grey eyes are an autosomal recessive trait. That is you need to have 
2 copies of the 'grey eye color' allele (alternate form of a gene) in 
order to have grey eyes. The links below will help further explain how 
eye color is determined.

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