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Single gene disorder

A disorder caused by a mutation in a single gene. For example, cystic fibrosis which is caused by mutations in the CTFR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator) gene.

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US funding boost for single-gene disorder research 26 July 2021 News
Podcast Review: The Naked Scientists – Deafness gene identified 19 October 2020 Review
Polygenic type 1 diabetes can present in neonates 12 October 2020 News
Scientists use CRISPR in human sperm cells 9 July 2018 News
The strongest defence against genetic discrimination 18 June 2018 Comment
Preimplantation genetic screening: unvalidated methods discard healthy embryos 11 December 2017 Comment
Genetic disorders: empowering patients and families through information 12 June 2017 Comment
Ethics report on non-invasive prenatal testing raises questions of its own 6 March 2017 Comment
Second gene therapy wins approval in Europe 6 June 2016 News
Individuals identified who appear 'resistant' to genetic disease 18 April 2016 News
Video Review: Talking Biopolitics – A conversation with Paul Knoepfler and Nathaniel Comfort 1 February 2016 Review
NIH launches $280m genome-sequencing project 25 January 2016 News
Genome editing and CRISPR: The science of engineering the embryo 18 January 2016 Comment
Birthmark gene find offers hope for rare neurological condition 13 May 2013 News
Unbroken news: non-invasive prenatal testing 7 May 2013 Comment
Mutation in immune response gene linked to Alzheimer's disease 19 November 2012 News
Rapid test for genetic diseases in newborns developed 8 October 2012 News
Scientists unpick actions of faulty gene behind red meat bowel cancer risk 13 August 2012 News
Whole fetal genome sequenced for the first time 11 June 2012 News
Film Review: Genes and Life 20 February 2012 Review
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