Unformatted text preview: necessarily caused by the disease, it is usually caused by repetitive motion in the wrists, which the job required and had. Thirdly, the disease usually manifests itself not in carpal tunnel but as a palsy of the arms or legs. If the disease was HNPP it would have been very obvious. 4. HD is the gene that codes for Huntingtons disease, a lethal autosomal dominant gene. Offspring of an individual with a mutant allele have a 50% chance of inheriting the disease-causing allele. Diagnosis is done by looking at family history, genetic testing looking for more than 36 repeats of the CAG nucleotide base repeats, and looking for symptoms associated with the disease....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSCI 222 taught by Professor Gdovin during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08