Essays Tagged: "autosomal recessive"


rder of the metabolism of the amino acid methionine.Homocystinuria is thought to be inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic trait, which means the gene defect is unknowingly passed down from gener ... he obvious, Inheritence and Genetics. This is because the disease itself gets transmitted sexually; autosomal recessive.Another area is biochemistry. It is the recessive condition in which the enzyme ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Ten Genetic Diseases.

an ancestry. People with the disease do not usually survive into their twenties. Cystic Fibrosis is autosomal recessive. Symptoms related to the disease are difficulty breathing, mucous production in ... s the nervous system. It is common among Jewish Europeans. The inheritance pattern for Tay-Sachs is autosomal recessive. Most people with this disease die at a very early age.Huntington disease is an ...

(3 pages) 71 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Report on Cystic Fibrosis

ing genetic disorder, meaning that it is not acquired; a person is born with it. Cystic fibrosis is autosomal recessive; this means that a person must have two copies of the faulty gene in order to ha ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


normal person and from a person who has the sickle cell trait. Sickle cell disease is an inherited autosomal recessive gene. If the person has the inherited gene for sickle cell disease (hemoglobin S ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Cystic Fibrosis.

of it. Consequently, it makes it one of the most common genetic defect in the United States.CF is a autosomal recessive gene. That means that it may, but doesn't always skip generations. In order to g ...

(8 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cystic Fibrosis - a genetic disorder

of the human, only the effects of CF on the lungs will be discussed in detail.Cystic Fibrosis is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder (Orenstein, 192). This means that, in order for a child to be a ...

(5 pages) 51 1 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cystic Fibrosis: A Case For Gene Therapy

in the protein. Cystic Fibrosis is inherited genetically from one generation to the next due to an autosomal recessive allele. People suffering from Cystic Fibrosis are homozygous for the gene causin ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


his is due to the patients being completely resistant to the effects of insulin.Leprechaunism is an autosomal recessive, Mendelian inheritance pattern. As stated before, both males and females can be ...

(6 pages) 2090 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


the most part, modes of inheritance of most traits fall into one of four broad categories including autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, sex-linked dominant and sex-linked recessive. The mode can ... c ratios of the F2 generation. In this way it was determined that the mutation for black bodies was autosomal and recessive while the mutations for eye-color and bristle structure were X-linked recess ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tay-Sachs Disease

e the incidence in non-Jews is one hundred times lower. The disease is inherited from parents in an autosomal recessive manner. This means that each parent, though not affected by the disease, carries ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine