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Sachs m

Sachs, M

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See: sachs' bacillus, ghon-Sachs bacillus.


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... is pretty immaterial in an evolutionary sense. At best it'll be a boutique operation for the wealthy in developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, Huntington etc. in that population- a bunch that characteristically has very few offspring, a population segment of de minimus impact in context ...

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by Rap
Sat May 26, 2012 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8190

Perception and Evolution

... is pretty immaterial in an evolutionary sense. At best it'll be a boutique operation for the wealthy in developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, Huntington etc. in that population- a bunch that characteristically has very few offspring, a population segment of de minimus impact in context ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sat May 26, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8190

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of certain racial groups to develop certain kinds of diseases that can only be acquired primarily by genetic transmission. Example - Tay-Sachs disease is far common among Ashkenazi Jews than among the general population. Jedi of Zen you are incorrect. The modern day concensus is that ...

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by TruthIsHoly
Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 257284

Re: Frameshift Question

I don't know if this is the case in Tay-Sachs, but here is one way a point mutation could result in both a shorter protein and a longer mRNA. If the mutation occurs at a splice junction or a splice-regulatory site, the removal of an intron may ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Frameshift Question
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Views: 1343

Frameshift Question

In Tay Sachs Disease, a change in a base pair knocks out the protein function. The protein made is shorter, while each mutant mRNA is 30% longer than normal mRNA. A deletion of a base pair causes this situation. I am wondering ...

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by billymaize
Sat Feb 06, 2010 7:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Frameshift Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1343
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