Scientists Reveal Which Genes Come From Your Mom and Which You Get From Your Dad

Sex

Scientists Reveal Which Genes Come From Your Mom and Which You Get From Your Dad

The sex of the future baby depends on the father. From their mother, a baby always receives the X-chromosome and from father either an X-chromosome (which means it will be a girl) or a Y-chromosome (which means it will be a boy).

If a man has a lot of brothers in his family, he will have more sons and if he has a lot of sisters, he will have more daughters. Only some men have a relatively equal number of X- and Y-chromosomes in their sperm and they are equally likely to have boys or girls.

Y-chromosomes have fewer genes than X-chromosomes and some of them are responsible for the development of male genitals. This is why a boy is more likely to look like his mother. When it comes to girls, they receive X-chromosomes from both parents, so it’s impossible to predict what they will look like.

Condition of their teeth

Scientists Reveal Which Genes Come From Your Mom and Which You Get From Your Dad

If a father visits dentists often, his children are very likely to have dental problems. Even though the shape and size of teeth can be inherited from either parent, a father’s genes are still dominant.

So, if a father has bad teeth, the child is likely to have the same problems too.

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