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Chap 22 Genetic Disorders first 5
human betabolic disorder caused by enzyme deficiency. Cannot break down amino acid.
Sickle Cell Anemia
blood disorder common in individuals of African descent. gene mutation resulting in an abnormal hemoglobin molecule in a red blood cell.
genetic disorder caused by a mutation resulting in a deficiency of a lysosomal.
Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy
muscles suffer a loss of protein and the contractile fibers are eventually replaced by fat and contractile fibers are eventually replaced by fat and connective tissue.
Characterized by the degeneration of the centeral nervous system, which ultimately results in abnormal movements and mental deterioration.