Hereditary Disease

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Hereditary Disease

  1. 1. Hereditary disease Kelly Kang Family Studies Brian
  2. 2. What is hereditary disease? <ul><li>Transmitted </li></ul><ul><li>capable of being transmitted genetically from parent to offspring </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types <ul><li>Phenylketonuria </li></ul><ul><li>Gausher ’ s disease </li></ul><ul><li>Hemophilia </li></ul>
  4. 4. Phenylketonuria <ul><li>An autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme hepatic phenylalnine hydroxvlase (PAH). This enzyme is necessary to metabolize the amino acid phenylalnine to the amino acid tyrosine. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hot it works
  6. 6. Gausher ’ s disease <ul><li>the most common of the lysosomal storage diseases . It is caused by a hereditary deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase leading to an accumulation of its substrate, the fatty substance glucocerebroside . Fatty material can collect in the spleen , liver, kidneys , lungs , brain and bone marrow </li></ul>
  7. 8. Hemophilia <ul><li>A group of hereditary genetic disorders that impair the body's ability to control blood clotting or coagulation , which is used to stop bleeding when a blood vessel is broken </li></ul>
  8. 10. Youtube video <ul><li>Hemophilia – my hemophilia project </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeT2cxgmxF0 </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>The End </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you!!! </li></ul>

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