genetic disorders

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faulty alleles
some disorders are inheritied- one or both parents carry a faulty allele and pass it on to their children
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cystic fibrosis and huntingtons disease
are cause by a faulty allele of a single gene
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cystic fibrosis
a genetic disorder of the cell membranes caused by a faulty recessive allele
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genetic disorders
most of the defective alleles that are responsible for genetic disorders are recessive
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cystic fibrosis symptoms
thick sticky mucus in air passages, gut and pancreas-breathing dificulty-chest infections-dificulty in digesting food
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huntingtons disease symptoms
tremors-clumsiness-memory loss-mood changes-poor concentrration- no cure
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are cause by a faulty allele of a single gene

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