SINGLE-GENE DISORDER

Single gene disorder is disease or disorder that is due to the effect on mutated gene. These disorders are quite rare and examples are Huntington's disease and sickle cell disease.

SINGLE-GENE DISORDER: "In a single gene disorder the mutation causes a failure to synthesise a functioning enzyme."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SINGLE-GENE DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/single-gene-disorder/ (accessed February 18, 2020).
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