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Angelman Syndrome

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Keyghan "Kreedocide" Reed

on 3 April 2014

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Transcript of Angelman Syndrome

Someone with Angelman Syndrome usually live an average life span. The disorder itself cannot even be detected until a child is 6-12 months old. They are not susceptible to any diseases that a person with a euploid set of chromosomes is not.
Angelman Syndrome (AS) is a disorder that occors when someone is born without their fifteenth chromosome. AS was named after Dr. Harry Angelman.
Angelman Syndrome
Angelman Syndrome
Angelman Syndrome is something only one in twenty thousand people have. It occours when someone is born without the fifteenth chromosome.
AS causes seizures and severe intellectual and developmental disabilities. The average AS patient has an IQ between 60-70. People with angelman syndrome flap their hands and wave their arms uncontrollably.
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Chromosomal Disorder is classified as a disorder that has a mutated, absent or additional chromosome.

Polyploidy are cells in organisms that more than 2 groups of chromosomes.

Trisomy is a type of polysomy that has 3 sets of the same chromosome instead of the normal two,

Euploids is when there is a the exact number of haploids.

Chromosomal Disorder
Mutation is a change in the nucleotide causing abnormalities in the body.

Aneuploidy is where the chromosome number is not an exact multiple of the number characteristic of a particular species.

Monsomy is a form of Aneuploidy that only has one chromosome

Uniparental Disomy occurs when a person
receives two copies of a chromosome.

Chromosomal Disorder
By: Keyghan Reed & Dalton Brammell
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