DOWN SYNDROME: MULFUNCTION IN MEIOSIS

Feb 3rd, 2012
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This paper has a detailed answers for questions: a) Identify a genetic disorder or disease that results from a malfunction in mitosis or meiosis. b) Describe the cause of the disease or disorder and the alteration in our genome. c) What are the physiological conditions of the genetic malfunction?

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a) Identify a genetic disorder or disease that results from a malfunction in mitosis or meiosis.b) Describe the cause of the disease or disorder and the alteration in our genome.c) What are the physiological conditions of the genetic malfunction?a) Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that results from a malfunction in meiosis. Meiosis is a cell division that the egg and sperm undergo with only 23 chromosomes, when they are developing. During successful fertilization, 46 total number of chromosomes results in the fetus. If meiosis does not occur properly, an egg

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