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Bioethical Issue: Eric Harildstad

by EHarildstad
Last updated 3 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Biology
Grade:
10

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Bioethical Issue: Eric Harildstad

There are genetic disorders and changes throughout every generation.Down syndrome- results from an extra 21 chromosome creating heart defects, short stature, and mental disability.Huntington's disease- shows up around age 30 to 50 with gradual loss of brain function and uncontrollable movements, and emotional disturbance. This is hard to determine as it shows up late in life.Achondroplasia-results in small body parts with parents of actual size. Usually recessive.Traits all can be dominant or recessive for eye color, height, genetic disorders, and hair color between the mother and fathers genetic traits.

Is determined by genetic inheritance from mother and father. Artificial insemination can be done for a genetically capable baby. It helps with men and women with birth problems to have a child. IVF also helps with birthing problems in men and women by creating a child genetically with a sperm and egg in a dish.

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