Human disorders attributable to a single pair of recessive genes

Human disorders attributable to a single pair of recessive genes

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Human disorders attributable to a single pair of recessive genes
trait conspicuous signs
albinism lack of pigment in skin, hair, and eyes, with significant visual problems
Tay-Sachs disease listlessness, seizures, blindness, death in early childhood
cystic fibrosis chronic lung and intestinal symptoms
phenylketonuria light pigmentation, mental retardation, seizures
thalassemia mild or severe anemia, enlarged spleen and liver, stunted growth, bone deformation
sickle cell anemia fatigue, shortness of breath, delayed growth, muscle and abdominal pain
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