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10._Genetics_II_Slides - 8/16/2010 Genetics II Drink 64 oz...

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8/16/2010 1 Genetics II Drink 64 oz water each day One genuine compliment each day 5 consecutive minutes of stretching each day Write a gratitude letter At least 20 minutes physical activity each day Review how multiple genes can interact to influence disease Preview coming gene therapy made possible by the genomic revolution Examine some applications of genomics for personalized medicine Go over a few midterm details
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8/16/2010 2 APOE and BRCA1 are single genes that largely impact common diseases Many rare disorders are associated with single high-impact genes ~6000 rare diseases on record Affect over 25 million Americans Occurs in about 1% of population Typically onsets during young adulthood Hallucinations Delusions Social withdrawal Flattened emotions Poor personal care Disordered thinking
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8/16/2010 3 Could range from two to hundreds of genes Some estimate hundreds could be involved - Common variants with low risk - Rare variants with higher risk Schizophrenia already associated with >10 genes
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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10._Genetics_II_Slides - 8/16/2010 Genetics II Drink 64 oz...

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