Protein function If we look at the proteins the two alleles code for, the picture becomes a little more clear. What are Dominant and Recessive? Eye color is influenced mainly by two genes, with smaller contributions from several others. The viewing, reading and downloading of sexually explicit materials does not violate the standards of my community, town, city, state or country.
Take rock pocket mice, where fur color is controlled mainly by a single gene. The affected protein is hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying molecule that fills red blood cells. In addition to causing disease, the sickle-cell allele makes people who carry it resistant to malaria, a serious illness carried by mosquitos. The gene codes for a protein that makes dark pigment. I believe that sexual acts between consenting adults are neither offensive nor obscene.