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Genes and Chromosomes 01

Topic: Adult

Created on Saturday, November 15 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, November 15 2008.

The gene that codes for Huntingtin is associated with Huntington disease.
On which chromosome is this gene found?

 
        A) 16
 
        B) 9
 
        C) 17
 
        D) 4
 
        E) X
 

 


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This question was created on November 15, 2008 by jdmiles.
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A) 16

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The gene for Huntingtin is on chromosome 4.  (See References)

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B) 9

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The gene for Huntingtin is on chromosome 4.  (See References)

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C) 17

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The gene for Huntingtin is on chromosome 4.  (See References)

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D) 4

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The gene for Huntingtin is on chromosome 4.  (See References)

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E) X

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The gene for Huntingtin is on chromosome 4.  (See References)

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References:

1. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:143100).Link to
OMIM DATABASE
2. Roze, E., Saudou, F., and Caboche, J. (2008). "Pathophysiology of Huntington's disease: from huntingtin functions to potential treatments." Curr Opin Neurol, 21(4) 497-503. (PMID:18607213)
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Genes and Chromosomes 01
Question ID: 111508106
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 11/15/2008
Modified: 11/15/2008
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