Usc FNP bridge course 4.6 single gene disease

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What is a single gene disease

a singe gene protein is responsible for causing a disease.

A lot of diseased genes are mapped to a particular part of the chromosome.

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Huntingtons disease

neurodegenerative brain disorder, that causes your brain cells to die over time.

Autosomal Dominant genetic trait.

Chromosome 4

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If one parent has the disease or carries it, they will have the disease also.

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