Ontogenesis imperfecta

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  • 1. Ontogenesis Imperfecta By: Charles Xu
  • 2. Info on OI
    • The scientific name of the disease is Lobstein Syndrome.
    • OI codes for Collagen I
    • As of now there is no treatment for the disease
    • The disease is caused by a dominant factor and if neither of the parents have it it’s a spontaneous mutation
  • 3. More info on OI
    • There are 8 types of OI each more sever then the next.
    • You can live a normal life depending on the severity and the age.
    • It requires great medical care.
  • 4. Symptoms
    • Symptoms include
    • Bones fracture easily
    • Short Stature
    • Hearing loss at a young age
    • Discolored or brittle teeth
    • Blue sclera
    • Weak muscles
    • And many more
  • 5. Chromosome that carries OI The genes have switched parts by crossing over
  • 6. Pedigree
  • 7. Bibliography
    • Tulane University . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://www.tulane.edu/>.
    • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation: Fast Facts.&quot;  Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation: . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://www.oif.org/site/PageServer?pagename=fastfacts>.
    • &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>.
    • &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>
    • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Symptoms.&quot;  Bones Home Page . Web. 16 Apr. 2011. <http://bones.emedtv.com/osteogenesis-imperfecta/osteogenesis-imperfecta-symptoms.html>.