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Glas - AP Biology - Spring 2013 - Genetic Disorders   Tags: ap biology, dna, downs, genetic disorders, genetics, huntington, klinefelter's, sickle cell, tay-sachs  

Research project on genetic disorders for AP Biology class
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Single Cell Genetic Disorders

  1. Huntington's Disease
  2. Klinefelter's Syndrome
  3. Sickle Cell Anemia
  4. Tay-Sachs
  5. Trisomy 21 (Down's Syndrome)
  6. X-linked Color Blindness

Focus Questions:

  1. Is your disorder dominant or recessive?
  2. What specific event caused the disease?
  3. What type of medical problems would an individual suffering from this disorder have? 
  4. Are there any genetic tests available?
  5. Could these disorders be prevented?
  6. Describe the general characteristics of the disorder.

Also, be prepared to discuss ethical, social, and medical issues surrounding human disorders.


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