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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.

40

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

10

Total:

50