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Unformatted text preview: SRY gene on Y chromosome Codes for the protein that activates the genes that code for testes formation. Testes formation activates hormone production that induces development of other male organs. Cystic Fibrosis in Humans -- affects an ion channel protein Multiple respiratory problems from mucus blockages Blockage of pancreatic ducts Marfan Syndrome Fibrillin, a protein needed for connective tissue formation, is defective, leading to "loose" connective tissues and weakness in the skeleton, blood vessels, tendons and ligaments and joint areas....
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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.
- Spring '10