Genetic disorders

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(1) Genetic disorders are caused by what?
Faulty alleles
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(2) Cystic fibrosis and Huntingtons disease are both caused by a faulty allele of how many genes?
A single gene
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(3) Is cystic fibrosis caused by a recessive or dominant allele?
Recessive
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(4) Will people with only one copy of this allele show any symptoms?
No
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(5) What are they known as?
Carriers
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(6) Huntingtons disease is caused by...
A dominant allele
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(7) Will the "carrier" parent also be a sufferer?
Yes because it is dominant.
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(2) Cystic fibrosis and Huntingtons disease are both caused by a faulty allele of how many genes?

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A single gene

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(3) Is cystic fibrosis caused by a recessive or dominant allele?

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(4) Will people with only one copy of this allele show any symptoms?

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(5) What are they known as?

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