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Unformatted text preview: Unipotent Differentiated tissues (i.e., sperm in males) 3. (5 pts) List one disease that gene therapy has the potential to treat. Alzheimers, Parkinsons, Huntingtons, heart disease, (Table 19.6 lists several) 4. (10 pts) Explain the relationship between penetrance of a gene mutation and the clinical presentation of symptoms for a disease phenotype. A genetic mutation must have an effect such that it disrupts the normal cellular machinery or gene function to result in a diseased phenotype. Thus, the gene must penetrate the normal functioning levels to observe a clinical effect. 5. (10 pts) Match the following terms: e ___ homeotic gene a. final morphological features that a cell will adopt c ___ apoptosis b. gene that is expressed after fertilization a ___ cell fate c. programmed cell death b ___ zygotic gene d. homologous genes in different species d ___ orthologs e. gene that functions in governing the fate of a particular body region...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CH 388 taught by Professor Eslinger during the Fall '08 term at West Point.
- Fall '08