The disorder is inherited as a sex-linked trait, with the HGPRT gene on the X chromosome.
This result confirms sex-linked character of the importance of a mate's look in the long-term mating.
Hemophilia A, a sex-linked recessive trait carried by females and manifested in males, is a blood-clotting disorder brought about by a deficiency in certain substances responsible for normal blood coagulation.
The sound anthropological position is that certain sex-linked behaviors are biologically based, although subject to cultural modifications within limits.
However, males who inherit an X chromosome with a gene for a sex-linked disease have no second X to fall back on and, therefore, have the disease.
I'm pretty convinced that baldness is genetic but isn't sex-linked .
Some genetic diseases are associated with X and Y chromosomes and are described as sex-linked , while genetic diseases due to gene defects on the non-sex chromosomes are called autosomal; i.e. these can affect males and females alike.
CVD is known as a sex-linked recessive disorder.
We resist recognizing that our most serious social problems are sex-linked .