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Genetic Engineering Test

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definitions

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karyotypeset of photographs of chromosomes grouped into pairs
autosomesnon sex chromosomes
sex chromosomesdetermines organisms gender
nondisjunctionwhen chromosomes fail to separate
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questions

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what are 3 examples of genetic disorders caused by a dominant allele?achondroplasia (dwarfism), Huntington's disease, hypercholesterolemia
what is Huntington's disease?a nervous system disorder non which nerve cellist the break break down over time
what are 3 examples of genetic disorders caused by a recessive allele?albinism, cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs disease
What is PKU?a birth defect that causes the amino acid phenylalenia to build up in the body
what is a DNA fingerprint?a way to separate and organize segments of DNA
Why does a DNA fingerprint work for all living organisms?all living organisms have DNA unique to that specific organism
how many chromosomes does a normal person have?46 total (23 pairs)
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