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    Protein Production in Down's Syndrome

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    People who are born with the condition called Down syndrome generally have three copies of a certain chromosome (chromosome 21), rather than the usual two copies. In 200 words, what can you deduce from this regarding the proteins produced by a person with Down syndrome?

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    A simple karyotype will give you the chromosome duplicated (chromosome 21). Because of the success of the human genome project to sequence the entire human genome we can now ...

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    Short paragraph explaining how the presence of an additional chromosome in Down's syndrome patients can lead to examining protein function.