Genetic Disorders

Genetic Disorders

Autosomal recessive genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, are caused by recessive alleles of a single gene on an autosome. Autosomal dominant genetic disorders, such as Huntington's disease, are caused by dominant alleles of a single gene on an autosome.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are diseases passed down in a family?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.3 - Procedure, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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