describe a genetic disease or condition that has been mapped onto the human genome

Go to the Human Genome Project:

https://www.genome.gov/12011238/an-overview-of-the… (Links to an external site.)

In your paper, you should describe the disease/condition/disorder. Give brief summary in introduction. Give the chromosomal location an exact position of the gene.

In the rest of your essay, you will want to describe:

  • How the gene works and what mutation leads to the disease and why.
  • What proportion of people are affected by this condition?
  • Who is affected? (age, geography, ethnicity, etc.)
  • Cite at least 2-3 primary sources.
  • You cannot use Wikipedia or online sources that are not part of a scientific research organization.
  • You must have a “references” section at the end with sources cited within the text itself.
  • Paper should have: introduction, body, and conclusion, and references.
 

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