Ontogenesis imperfecta

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Ontogenesis imperfecta

  1. 1. Ontogenesis Imperfecta By: Charles Xu
  2. 2. Info on OI <ul><li>The scientific name of the disease is Lobstein Syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>OI codes for Collagen I </li></ul><ul><li>As of now there is no treatment for the disease </li></ul><ul><li>The disease is caused by a dominant factor and if neither of the parents have it it’s a spontaneous mutation </li></ul>
  3. 3. More info on OI <ul><li>There are 8 types of OI each more sever then the next. </li></ul><ul><li>You can live a normal life depending on the severity and the age. </li></ul><ul><li>It requires great medical care. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Symptoms <ul><li>Symptoms include </li></ul><ul><li>Bones fracture easily </li></ul><ul><li>Short Stature </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing loss at a young age </li></ul><ul><li>Discolored or brittle teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Blue sclera </li></ul><ul><li>Weak muscles </li></ul><ul><li>And many more </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chromosome that carries OI The genes have switched parts by crossing over
  6. 6. Pedigree
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>Tulane University . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://www.tulane.edu/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation: Fast Facts.&quot;  Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation: . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://www.oif.org/site/PageServer?pagename=fastfacts>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Discovery Health &quot;Living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta&quot;&quot;  Discovery Health &quot;Health Guides&quot; Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://health.howstuffworks.com/diseases-conditions/musculoskeletal/osteogenesis-imperfecta4.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Google Images.&quot;  Google . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Translocation_8-14.gif> </li></ul><ul><li>Osteogenesis Imperfecta Symptoms.&quot;  Bones Home Page . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://bones.emedtv.com/osteogenesis-imperfecta/osteogenesis-imperfecta-symptoms.html>. </li></ul>

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