By David H. Smith, Cynthia B. Cohen, David A. Ames, Mary R. Anderlik, Ellen Wright Clayton, Theodore A. Daniels, Lindon Eaves, Judith A. Granbois, Elizabeth Heitman, Jan C. Heller, Bruce Jennings, James B. Lemler, Timothy Sedgwick, LeRoy B. Walters, MaryT Wh
A Christian reaction to the hot Genetics appeals to either secular and spiritual readers within the middle of the nice debate over our new genetic powers. those essays verify many conventional Christian views and virtues, whereas additionally introducing new insights. stopover at our site for pattern chapters!
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What happens when genes contain variations? Sometimes, the variations are silent, appearing to make no difference to biological function. Sometimes, variations simply make us look different from each other. Differences in hair and eye color, for example, are caused by genetic variation. Certain genetic variants make people ill or increase the chance that they will get sick. Particular changes in certain genes, such as BRCAl and BRCA2, for example, make some women more likely to develop breast cancer even though any woman can still get this disease without these changes.
Cohen, and Lindon Eaves for biological development spelled out in four chemical compounds called bases (adenine, cytosine, thymine, and guanine, usually abbreviated as A, C, T, and G). 9 percent of this sequence. Put another way, 999 out of 1,000 of the letters in the sequence appear in the same order in all people. 1 percent of the sequence is where variation among individuals comes in. The main actor in the long DNA molecule is the gene. A gene is a segment of DNA that “codes” and represents the blueprint for a product, usually a protein.
Still other people seek prenatal diagnosis of mutations that cause or predispose to late-onset disease, such as Huntington disease or BRCAl, or even diagnosis of gender where there is no risk of an X-linked disorder that could affect male offspring. Most clinicians, however, refuse to fulfill such requests for sex selection. The possibility of creating embryos outside the uterus, while technically and physiologically burdensome as well as expensive, provides further opportunities for using genetic information to avoid having children with certain traits.
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