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What is chromosome 13?

What is chromosome 13?

Chromosome 13: Chromosome 13 has genes that can be associated w breast cancer, bladder cancer, Hirschsprung’s dz, Schizophrenia, Wilson’ Dz, some forms of deafness, Retinoblastoma and other conditions. If this is not the info you were interested in then please clarify & re-ask. ...Read more

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Where on the chromosome willretinoblastoma occur?

Where on the chromosome willretinoblastoma occur?

See below: The gene for retinoblastoma is located on a region of the long (q) arm of chromosome 13 designated 13q14. ...Read more

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What number of things are related to x-chromosome ?

Hundreds: A fascinating chromosome, unlike any other. See http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/chromosome/X ...Read more

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What happens if there's an abnormality on a chromosome?

Depends on which: one. It could cause a number of different medical conditions or could be lethal. ...Read more

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What conditions and disabilities are linked to chromosome 17?

What conditions and disabilities are linked to chromosome 17?

Multiple: Most commonly known include: bladder and breast cancer calcifications and cysts charcot-marie-tooth disease depression ehlers-danlos syndrome osteogenesis imperfecta glycogen storage disease neurofibromatosis type i maturity onset diabetes of the young type 5 galactosemia in addition there are multiple syndromes, disorders and deficiencies that are extremely rare. ...Read more

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Which chromosome causes cml?

Which chromosome causes cml?

Chromosomes 9 and 22: ...are abnormally spliced together in most cases of CML forming a characteristic translocation referred to as the Philadelphia chromosome. At the molecular level this causes a fusion of two genes (BCR and Abl). ...Read more

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What is a chromosomal disorder?

What is a chromosomal disorder?

A genetic syndrome: Changes in chromosome (chr.) # occur by accidental gain or loss of one copy of a chr. During formation of eggs or sperm. If that atypical germ cell is part of the fetus' genetic make-up, each of its cells has the extra or missing chr. Instead of the normal 46 xx or 46 xy. Changes in chr. Structure can be inherited or accidental, during formation of germ cells or during early fetal development. ...Read more

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What people have XXY chromosomes?

What people have XXY chromosomes?

Klinefelter's : The karyotype of 47, XXY is diagnostic of klinefelter's syndrome. Tall stature, small testes, testicular failure, and gynecomastia are seen in teen boys and men. Often, behavior problems are also seen in these patients. This is fairly common- seen in about 1/500-1/1000 births. ...Read more

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What are somatic vs sex chromosomes?

What are somatic vs sex chromosomes?

Determine Gender: Human cells have 46 chromosomes consisting of 22 pairs of autosomes (somatic) and 1 pair of sex chromosomes. Both are composed of dna and carry hereditary traits. However, the sex chromosomes are either xx (female) or xy (male), and determine gender. ...Read more

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