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Unformatted text preview: Degeneration of the nerves from controlling muscular movement Karyotype- A visual representation of chromosomes. Can see the disfunction trisomy 21 Mendelian traits Studies about a single gene Multifactorial Traits Traits caused by one or more genes and the environment Examples of these would be height, eye color, hypertension, breast cancer and diabetes Breast Cancer Genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 contributes to the development of breast cancer Non genetic factors- Diet, menopause, having a child after 30, alcohol use and radiation Genetic Risks Risk factor- Threatening situation Absolute risk- probability that someone will develop it Relative risk- Probability that someone will develop it compared to a population...
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