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Achondroplasia

.... The detection of a fetus-derived mutant gene from maternal plasma may therefore permit non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of single-gene disorders.

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The recent advance in gene manipulation and gene therapy

.... DNA by the enzyme polymerase which complements to the bases of the original single strand. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease and gene therapy involves the ....

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Cancer

.... Cancer can develop from genetic defect. A single gene in a single chromosome that gets passed on from generation to generation. ....

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is crime caused by genetics

.... There is no single gene that will automatically mean that a person commits a crime. It is unimportant whether a person possesses a gene. ....

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Psychological Aspects of Gene

.... Another gene that is currently being researched at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland is a single gene: Pet-1. This gene regulates production of ....

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neurofibromatosis

.... sign of NF2. NF is not a rare disorder - in fact, it is the most common neurological disorder caused by a single gene. It is more ....

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Genetics and Heredity

.... disorders or disease. A single gene disorder is where a mutation affects one gene, for example sickle cell anemia. Another disorder that ....

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Nature versus Nurture

.... individuals. What if a single gene triggered unlawful behaviour? Would then society seek to carry out tests on foetuses for said gene? ....

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Gene therapy

.... Now it is possible to offer the parents an antenatal diagnosis to look over if the fetus is affected by some single gene defects. ....

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Alcoholism & Genetics

.... "Alcoholism is multi-gene, it is not due to a mutation in a single-gene,¢ said Dr. Enoch Gordis, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and ....

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Genetic Disorders

.... Furthermore, skeletal and muscular disorders are often transmitted by a single gene, like achondroplasia, a type of dwarfism characterized by abnormal ....

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Genetic Enhancement

.... benefits. We sill know very little about how they act- a single gene can have multiple effects in different parts of the body. Moreover ....

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CYSTIC FIBROSIS

.... By 1946, studies about family patterns of disease inheritance led researchers to realize that cystic fibrosis was probably caused by a single gene mutation. ....

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CYSTIC FIBROSIS1

.... By 1946, studies about family patterns of disease inheritance led researchers to realize that cystic fibrosis was probably caused by a single gene mutation. ....

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anthropolgy

.... Alleles- Alternate forms of single gene. Ex (brown blue eyes). .... Homozygous refers to a chromosome pair that bears identical alleles for a single gene. ....

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Bipolar Disease

.... Yet there is a precedent. Huntington's disease is caused by a single gene and whoever inherits the gene sooner or later develops the disease. ....

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A SUMMARY OF GENE THERAPY

.... Now it is possible to offer the parents an antenatal diagnosis to look over if the fetus is affected by some single gene defects. ....

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PROTEIN

.... Mutations can alter a single gene point ( point mutations) or can effect and change the structure of many chromosomes ( chromosomal mutations). ....

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gene therapy

.... By the addition of a single gene to a number of lab mice a group of scientists successfully enhanced the mice memory with little to no noticeable side effects ....

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Proteain Sys

.... Mutations can alter a single gene point or can effect and change the structure of many chromosomes. .... This change only effects a single codon of the gene. ....

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ethics

.... You will get a gene from your mom and your dad. they will combine to make a single gene. Gene types are represented by letters, capital letters and lower case. ....

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genetic engineering

.... Genetic engineering continues to make progress every day. Presently most of the human genome is mapped, and some single-gene disorders are curable. ....

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Gene Therapy

.... Other categories in the profiles were Severe Single Gene Disorders; Predispositions to complex and Infectious Diseases; Physiological and Physical ....

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Gene Therapy

.... The possibilities of somatic cell treatment to solve single gene abnormalities, which cause hemophilia, Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, and sickle cell anemia ....

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Nature vs Nurture

.... The relationship between a gene and a human behavior is rarely, if ever, a one-to-one correspondence, even though disruption of single gene occasionally has ....

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Is Sexual Orientation Biological or Learned?

.... Biologists Ward Odenwald and Shang-Ding Zhang claim that by simply transplanting a single gene in fruit flies they can cause the males to display homosexual ....

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Genetically Engineered Foods

.... reaction. This shows that genetic engineering can cause harmful reactions if someone is allergic to a single gene used in the food. With ....

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The Downfall of Equus

.... Today scientists can produce a change quickly by selecting a single gene that may result in a desired trait and inserting that gene directly into the ....

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Huntingtons disease report

.... HD. (1) Genetic Components The source of Huntington's disease lies in the most basic element of human heredity: a single gene. The ....

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Genetic Engineering

.... Sometimes it appears that a single gene is responsible, for example in cystic fibrosis, but most conditions seem to be caused by more complex sets of factors ....

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