Genetic disorders

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  • Created on: 08-05-13 20:54

Some genes have faulty alleles that cause health problems - genetic disorders

Sickle cell disease

  • A recessive allele of the haemoglobin gene causes red blood cells to become sickle-shape when blood oxygen concentration is low
  • People with two compies may:
  • Become short of breath and get tired easily
  • Have reduced blood


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