Single-gene disorders are diseases produced as a result of mutation or deletion of a particular gene. Although not as prevalent as other disorders, genetic disorders are still encountered in daily practice and are distinctive for their characteristic clinical manifestations.
In this course, the student will be given an overview of autosomal dominant and recessive disorders, X-linked dominant and recessive disorders, and mitochondrial DNA inheritance.
For optimal comprehension, the student should be familiar with the basic concepts of molecular and cell biology, with an emphasis on genetics.
Excellent summary and overview. Read the concept pages for more detailed info.
The objective was to mention which diseases are AR and it was covered correctly
the explanations provided for each disorder weren't very thorough nor well explained
Great lecture, Dr Georgina explains clearly what we are required to know