Genetics in Medicine

Medicine

Quiz 8 :

Complex Inheritance of Common Multifactorial Disorders

Quiz 8 :

Complex Inheritance of Common Multifactorial Disorders

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The vast majority of people with type 1 diabetes share alleles surrounding which genes?
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High blood pressure can be considered as which type of trait in a genetic study?
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Which of the following is the first known powerful, predisposing allele for common, late-onset Alzheimer disease?
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Twin studies are used as a way to separate genetic effects from confounding by which of the following factors?
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Variation in which two genes is known to greatly increase the risk of venous thrombosis in women using oral contraceptives?
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In mothers, variation in which gene increases the susceptibility of their offspring to neural tube defects?
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The factor V Leiden mutation is associated with:
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When providing genetic counseling to an individual with a relative who has a complex trait, which of the following types of information is used?
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The fact that two family members who share a genetic disease phenotype are more likely to participate in a family study than two who are discordant is a form of:
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For qualitative traits, we use concordance as a measure of heritability. What is the measure we use for the heritability of quantitative traits?
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