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Unformatted text preview: BLAST program (http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi). List the top 10 sequences for each protein with their known function. 5. Considering that a mutation in the gene results in the disease, how would you treat this disease using gene therapy? Describe briefly the design of your experiments. #1 1. FMR-1 gene codes for fragile X mental retardation protein, or FMRP. The function of the gene product plays a development in the synaptic connections between nerve cells in the brain and helps regulate synapse plasticity, which helps with learning and memory. 2. Chromosome X; 146.8-146.84 Mb 3. 3...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2009 for the course CH 310 N taught by Professor Blocknack during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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