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The Effects Of Huntington's Disease

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For our gene and protein lab, my group decided and I to research the deadly, yet rare, disease, known as Huntington's disease. Huntington's disease is an extremely rare condition when your nerve cells in your brain break down overtime. Also, “HD” has a treatment that could aid someone, but it unfortunately cannot be cured. Huntington’s Disease typically begins when someone is thirty or forty years of age and can last years to a life time. Furthermore, the disease is caused by an HTT gene that has a mutation. The gene supplies instruction for the protein. However, the function of the detrimental disease is currently unknown, but it creates life changing effects on people’s neurons and nervous systems that are found in the brain. The gene,
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