7 single gene inheritance disorders
- cystic fibrosis,
- alpha- and beta-thalassemias,
- sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease),
- Marfan syndrome,
- fragile X syndrome,
- Huntington’s disease, and.
What are 5 genetic diseases?
Information About 5 Common Genetic Disorders
- Down Syndrome.
- Cystic Fibrosis.
- Tay-Sachs disease.
- Sickle Cell Anemia.
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What is the most common hereditary disease?
Most common disorders
|Sickle cell disease||11p||P|
|Spinal muscular atrophy||5q||DP|
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How many diseases are hereditary?
Scientists currently estimate that over 10,000 of human diseases are known to be monogenic. Pure genetic diseases are caused by a single error in a single gene in the human DNA. The nature of disease depends on the functions performed by the modified gene.