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What type of cells are made by the process of meiosis?
Sexual cells or gametes (egg cell or sperm cells, etc)
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Explain how four gametes are produced or made from the original cell.
There are two sets of cell division; a body cell divides into two then each divides again.
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What are stem cells?
A stem cell has the potential to become any type that we would need for our body. So if we needed a say a brain cell, the stem cell would haave the ability to become a brain cell.
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What are the advantages of stem cells?
They can help cure illnesses and injuries due to the potential to change to any cell needed.
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Name two places where we can get stem cells?
The bone marrow, embryos.
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Where are the stem cells found in the in the adult humans?
The bone marrow.
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What is the difference in getting stem cells from an embryo or from a bone marrow from the adult humans?
The stem cells from a embryo can develop into any cell but the stem cells from the bone marrow cannot change to any cell but most cells.
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What are the symptoms of cystic fibrosis?
Cystic fibrosis produces thick mucus in the digestive and respiratory system.
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What is the cause of cystic fibrosis?
This is caused by one single recessive allele. Homozygous individuals will develop the disease.
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What is polydactyly?
Is when extra digits (fingers or toes) are grown on to the fingers and hands.
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What causes polydactyly?
One single dominant allele causes ploydactyly.
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What is the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis?
By taking a sweat test, suffers will be found as, ultimately suffers have salty sweat. (Chlorine levels are tested.)
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Name three types of inherited genes.
Single Gene Disease, Multifactorial Disease and Chromosomal Diseases.
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