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Old 10-28-2009
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DNA Triplet Repeats Mnemonics

Yes they ask about these in Step 1

Get ready for them

You hunt animals and put them in the cage: Huntington Disease CAG
You SEE a Gross Guy: Fragile X Syndrome CGG
You SEE Tonic Gestures: Myotonic dystrophy CTG
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Wow, very creative Rasheed! do post more of this!
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How about this one:

Huntington disease: CAG
Hunter puts animal in a CAGe

Myotonic Dystrophy: CTG
Can't Tap and Go
or
C- Cardiac arrhythmias and Cataracs
T- Testicular Atrophy
G- Gets worse with generations (Anticipation)

Fragile X syndrome: CGG
Congenital Gigantic Gonads (macro-orchidism)

Friedreich Ataxia: GAA
Genetic AtaxiA

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That's a nice one bebix
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boom boom pow.......

@ bebix FANTABULOUS

if asked at ma turn @ step1
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How about this one:

Huntington disease: CAG
Hunter puts animal in a CAGe

Myotonic Dystrophy: CTG
Can't Tap and Go
or
C- Cardiac arrhythmias and Cataracs
T- Testicular Atrophy
G- Gets worse with generations (Anticipation)

Fragile X syndrome: CGG
Congenital Gigantic Gonads (macro-orchidism)

Friedreich Ataxia: GAA
Genetic AtaxiA


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How about this one:

Huntington disease: CAG
Hunter puts animal in a CAGe

Myotonic Dystrophy: CTG
Can't Tap and Go
or
C- Cardiac arrhythmias and Cataracs
T- Testicular Atrophy
G- Gets worse with generations (Anticipation)

Fragile X syndrome: CGG
Congenital Gigantic Gonads (macro-orchidism)

Friedreich Ataxia: GAA
Genetic AtaxiA

COOL!!!
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Wink Trinucleotide repeats Mnemonics!

Fragile X: CGG...Carries Great Guns
Huntington's Chorea: CAG...Carries Automatic Guns
Fredrick's Ataxia: GAA....Guns Are Automatic
Myotonic Dystrophy: CTG...Carries Trashy Guns
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Are you guys serious!
Are they going to ask about this? Never thought so
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