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Chorea

Chorea

mature onset disease characterised by progressive loss of neuronal functioning. Caused by unstable amphlification of a trinucleotide (CAG)n repeat with the coding region of a gene encoding a 348 kd, widely exposed product.


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Re: Huntingtin-Gene no results on lymphocytes

... got a clue on this....I´m not really sure about my answer. Does someone know something about lymphocytes why they might be analyzed in case of Chorea Huntington or other genetic disorders? Even a glimpse of ideas would be helpful. Thank you.

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by dodobirdie
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:49 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Huntingtin-Gene no results on lymphocytes
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Need Help With Some Sample Test Question

... in the human population and natural selection hasnʼt got rid of it. Help him out. Explain the situation as you understand it. 2. Huntingtonʼs chorea is a dominantly inherited disease of the nervous system that usually starts to appear in affected individuals after the age of 35 and will eventually ...

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by asianmonk
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:20 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need Help With Some Sample Test Question
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Genetics Coursework Questions

(c) Mammals reproduce sexually. They do not look exactly like either of their parents. Give two reasons for this. 2) (a) Huntington's Chorea is a fatal disease which affects muscular co-ordination and mental ability. This disease is inherited but does not appear until the person is about ...

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by squeakypigs
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Coursework Questions
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