Advertisement Remove all ads

Name the Kind of Diseases/Disorders that Are Likely to Occur in Humans If - Biology

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads

Name the kind of diseases/disorders that are likely to occur in humans if
    (i) mutation in the gene that codes for an enzyme phenyl alanine hydrolase occurs,
    (ii) there is an extra copy of chromosome 21,
    (iii) the karyotype is XXY.

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

(i) Phenylketonuria is the disorder that occur in humans due to the mutation in the gene (phenylalanine) that codes for an enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase.

(ii) Down syndrome is the disorder that occur in humans if there is an extra copy of chromosome no. 21.

(iii) Klinefelter's syndrome is the disorder that occur in humans if the karyotype is XXY.

Concept: Reproductive Health
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×