Homework 8_Genetics Project 2

Homework 8_Genetics Project 2 - Question 1 of 6 1.0 Points...

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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 of 6 1.0 Points What chromosome (s) are involved in the disease/disorder? 1, 14, 19, and 21. There is some evidence of additional AD loci on several other chromosomes. NCBI OMIM Result: ALZHEIMER DISEASE; AD. Baltimore MD. Accessed 11 November, 2010. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/104300 Question 2 of 6 1.0 Points What type of changes in the gene cause the disease/disorder (deletions, insertions, mutations... how many and where)? mutation in the PSEN2 gene on 1q31, mutation in the presenilin-1 gene (PSEN1) on 14q, presence of APOE*E4 allele in chromosome 19, duplication of APP locus on 21q21. NCBI OMIM Result: ALZHEIMER DISEASE; AD. Baltimore MD. Accessed 11 November, 2010. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/104300 Question 3 of 6 3.0 Points Following the instructions from the NCBI assignment to look up the proteins that are involved in the human form of your chosen disease/disorder. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the protein sequence of the form of your chosen disease/disorder....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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Homework 8_Genetics Project 2 - Question 1 of 6 1.0 Points...

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