Human Genetic Disorders (Grade 10)
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Human Genetic Disorders
Sickle-cell anemia is a type of which condition?
- premature birth disorder
- genetic disorder
- gestational disorder
- hormonal disorder
Which of these is a symptom of sickle cell disease?
- reduced oxygen supply to the body's organs
- increased metabolic rate
- difficulty processing large quantities of proteins
- production of lower acidity stomach acid
What is the relationship between hemoglobin and sickle cell disease?
What is a symptom of someone who has a mutation that causes cystic fibrosis?
- They are unable to reproduce.
- They have difficulty breathing.
- They produce enormous amount of stomach acid.
- They get blotches all over their bodies.
Cystic fibrosis is caused by a mutation that causes the removal of a single amino acid of , which causes the proteins to fold improperly.
Why is cystic fibrosis considered a recessive disorder?
What is the genetic disease called the involves a repeating sequence of glutamine over an over again?
- Down's syndrome
- Huntington's disease
- Sickle cell disease
- Cystic fibrosis
How is the frequency of glutamine repeats in a person's genome related to the presence of Huntington's disease?
When non-disjunction occurs during meiosis, it is possible that can occur if the cell ends up with an extra 21st chromosome.
How is non-disjunction related to the presence of Klinefelter's syndrome?