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Unformatted text preview: ng” chromosomes using large fluorescently labeled probes against multiple sequences on the chromosomes http://www.chrombios.com/cms/website.php?id=/en/index/aboutfish/multicolor.htm Can FISH with a fluorescent probe against each of the genetic regions below detect the diseases associated with the gene? FGFR3 – Achondroplasia A.  Yes B.  No Chromosome 21 – Down syndrome A.  Yes B.  No Factor VIII - Hemophilia Down syndrome (DS) -  first described in 1866 by English physician John Langdon Down - Affects 1 in 700 newborns •  Upward slant to eyes, small, flattened nose, •  Small mouth, making tongue appear large. •  Short neck. •  Small hands...
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