Unformatted text preview: • Huntington's disease o Huntington's causes the brain to deteriorate, a disease which affected Woody Guthrie. Although it is possible to identify and screen for the Huntington's dominant allele, many who have the trait in their pedigree may choose not to go through the testing procedure. It may be difficult to decide if one wants to know that he/she will have the symptoms of this brain disease at "mid-life". • Acondroplastic Dwarfism o Rare in the human population. This dominant allele is not lethal....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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