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- Created on: 14-06-15 21:05
Genetic Testing can Identify Genetic Disorders
-Take DNA Sample: DNA isolated from white blood cells is often used to test for genetic disorders - quick and easy to take blood sample containing white blood cells.
-Make Gene Probe: identify faulty genen you can make a gene proe. A strand of bases thats complementry to faulty gene that you are looking for.
-Use Gene Probe: gene probe is mixed with DNA, if the gene is present the probe will stick to it - the bases will lock together perfectly.
A fluorescent chemical marker is stuck on the end of the sequence of bases so you can locate the gene probe…