Huntingtons Disease

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State the type of mutation that occurs in HD
Triplet repeat mutation.
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What triplet code is repeated?
CAG
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The allele is...
Autosomal dominant
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What does the CAG triplet code for?
The protein Huntingtin
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What chromosome is the gene on?
Chromosome 4
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What does the break down of the huntingtin cause?
It causes brain cell death by building up in the nuclei of the brain cells.
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