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Case Study

From your course textbook Case Workbook to Accompany Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications, read the assigned case study in the following chapter:

In a 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word document, create a work sheet by answering the Questions for Research and Discussion provided for each case study. 

Cite any sources in APA format.



Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Submitted the document for the case study in “Long QT Syndrome” and it contained the following:

  • Description of how incomplete penetrance, variable expressivity, pleiotropy, and genetic heterogeneity can affect the severity of a disease in a family.
  • Analysis and justification for why approaches, such as exercising regularly and following a diet low in saturated fats and simple carbohydrates and high in fruits and vegetables, are ineffective against long QT syndrome (LQTS).
  • Explanation for how the molecular bases of the various forms of LQTS make genetic heterogeneity very likely.


Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using APA format.