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The photos shown above illustrate a case of synpolydactyly, a genetic abnormality characterized by two phenotypes: partially or completely duplicated fingers or toes, and webbing between fingers or toes. The same mutations that give rise to the human phenotype also give rise to a similar phenotype in mice. In which family of genes do you think these mutations occur?

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Cecie Starr + 3 others
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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337408332
Chapter 18, Problem 2CT
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The photos shown above illustrate a case of synpolydactyly, a genetic abnormality characterized by two phenotypes: partially or completely duplicated fingers or toes, and webbing between fingers or toes. The same mutations that give rise to the human phenotype also give rise to a similar phenotype in mice. In which family of genes do you think these mutations occur?

Chapter 18, Problem 2CT, The photos shown above illustrate a case of synpolydactyly, a genetic abnormality characterized by

Summary Introduction

To explain: Mutations in which family of genes would be responsible for synpolydactyly.

Concept introduction: Synpolydactyly (SPD) is a disorder that produces a connection between the middle and ring fingers and fourth and fifth toes.

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Hox gene complex is the set of genes responsible for maintaining the basic body plan of an organism. Synpolydactyly syndrome was the first disorder discovered in human beings that resulted from the mutation in the Hox gene complex. As a result of mutations in Hox genes, syndactyly is inherited, which results in the fusion of fourth and fifth toes and third and fourth fingers...

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