Inherited Disorders

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They are due to faulty genetic material that is...
passed on to future generations
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Polydactyly is when someone has extra fingers/toes and is caused by...
a dominant allele 'D', and can be inherited through one parent
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Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disorder that affects the cell membrane and it primarily affects...
the digestive and respitory systems
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Sufferers find it hard to breath and to digest food as their...
internal organs are clogged by a thick mucus
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It is caused by a recessive allele 'f',and...
because it is recessive, people with only on copy of the allele won't get it
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Both parent must be carriers or...
sufferers
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Huntingtons is caused by a dominant allele and symptoms usually appear...
at 40-50 years old but by that time, you would already have offspring
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That means that the children have a 50% chance of having it but you...
can be genetically tested
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Symptoms include headaches and aching when you...
pick things up and
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There are two tests: 1. Aminocentestis - fetal cells are collected from...
aminotic fluid via a hollow needle
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2. Chronic Villus Sampeling - fetal cells are collecting the cronic villi in...
placenta with a suction tube
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a dominant allele 'D', and can be inherited through one parent

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Polydactyly is when someone has extra fingers/toes and is caused by...

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the digestive and respitory systems

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Card 4

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internal organs are clogged by a thick mucus

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Card 5

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because it is recessive, people with only on copy of the allele won't get it

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