People who carry a theoretical genetic disorder (called B-disease) can be identified from a 2kb DNA sequence. People who carry this genetic disorder have a single nucleotide polymorphism that results in a change of GTATCC to GGATCC, a site that only occurs once at nucleotide number 750 in this DNA sequence. Answer the following questions based on the information provided. (a) How can you develop a simple molecular test to identify the genetic disorder? (b) If you have carried out the molecular test (based on the information above) on a 100 individual and found that 24 were healthy (BB) and 26 were carriers (bb); 1) What is the ratio of heterozygous? 2) Show how can you identify the three types from the agarose gel

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  1. People who carry a theoretical genetic disorder (called B-disease) can be identified from a 2kb DNA sequence. People who carry this genetic disorder have a single nucleotide polymorphism that results in a change of GTATCC to GGATCC, a site that only occurs once at nucleotide number 750 in this DNA sequence. Answer the following questions based on the information provided.

(a) How can you develop a simple molecular test to identify the genetic disorder? 

 

(b) If you have carried out the molecular test (based on the information above) on a 100 individual and found that 24 were healthy (BB) and 26 were carriers (bb); 1) What is the ratio of heterozygous? 2) Show how can you identify the three types from the agarose gel

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