thecrap - 9) 14.4, 15.4 (265-268, 285-290) A. Describe the...

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9) 14.4, 15.4 (265-268, 285-290) A. Describe the inheritance, the typical population, and the symptoms of the following disorders: cystic fibrosis , Tay-Sachs , sickle-cell anemia , phenylketonuria , achondroplasia , Huntington’s disease . B. Define and give examples of the following alterations of chromosome structure or number: nondisjunction aneuploidy trisomy monosomy polyploidy deletion duplication translocation inversion C. Discuss the type of chromosomal disorder represented by the following disorders and describe their symptoms: Down syndrome Turner syndrome chronic myelogenous leukemia Klinefelter syndrome cri du chat syndrome D. Describe the inheritance of the DNA found in mitochondria and chloroplasts. mitochondrial myopathy A) Cystic fibrosis -Disables the protein that transports chloride ions between cells and extracellular fluid. -This makes the extracellular fulid thicker and stickier with high concentration of chloride which builds up in pancreas, lungs and digestive tract causing the following effects: -Poor absorption of nutrients -Chronic bronchitis -frequent bacterial infections Tay Sachs -Brain cells of a baby with disease cannot metabolize certain lipids because an enzyme malfunctions. -Lipids accumulate in the brain and infant suffers seizures, blindness, and degeneration of motor and mental performance. -Homozygous recessive.
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