define carriers.give two examples

A genetic carrier or simply a carrier refers to an organism that inherits a recessive allele for a particular genetic trait or mutation but does not display the trait or show symptoms of the disease.‚Äč For example in X-linked recessive diseases, an affected male and a carrier female containing the mutated X-allele must come together for their daughter to be diseased.

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