autosomal recessive. cannot breakdown phenylalanine amino acid, consumption of phenylalanine leads to mental retardation
autosomal recessive. 1 out of 25 caucasians is a carrier. build-up of extracellular fluid in the lungs
autosomal recessive. onset is early in life and is caused by a lack of the enzyme necessary to break down liids necessary for normal brain function. ashkenazi jews.
autosomal dominant. a degenerate disease of the nervous system resulting in certain and early death. Onset is usually in middle age.
sex-linked recessive. caused by the absence of one or more proteins necessary for normal blood clotting
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
sex-linked recessive. progressive weakening of msucle control and loss of coordination.
Sickle cell disease
autosomal recessive. a mutation in the gene for hemoglobin reults in deformed red blood cells. Carriers of the sickle cell trait are resistant to malaria.