Albinism

Biology research project

Introduction

I picked this because i saw a show about it on MTV.

What is albinism?

a group of inherited disorders characterized by little or no me line

WHAT HAPPENS TO THE BODY?

  • Sometimes, a kid or an animal might be born whose body can't make a normal amount of melanin. This is what happens with albinism, which can show up as a lack of pigment (color) in the skin, eyes, hair, fur, or feathers of that kid or animal.


  • The effects to the body of albinism

    skin tone

    eye color

    hair color

    what happens to the body to cause the disease?

    They don't have any pigments . It changes there hair skin and eyes.

    Is it a mutation?

    Depends on what type you have.

    is it sex linked?

    no

    is there medication for albinism?

    no

    gene therapy?

    no
    Big image
    Albinism: Caught Between Dark and Light

    is it more common in certain people?

    no

    does it have anything to do with location?

    no