Genetic Disorder

-Genetic Disorders are caused by faulty alleles

CYSTIC FIBROSIS: Caused by a defective recessive allele, it is a genetic disorder of the cell membrane.

SYMPTOMS: - Thick sticky mucus in air passages, gut and pancreas.

-Breathing Difficulties

-Chest Infections

-Difficulty in the digestion of food (causes sufferers to be skinny)

The cystic fibrosis allele is recessive and therefore


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