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name all diseases with trinucleotide repeat [triplet repeat]
i am aware of only four
hint....muscle dystrophy/ can't relax grip
 

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Huntingdon's Disease (Chromosome 4 (HTT gene) CAG)
Myotonic Dystrophy (Chromosome 19 (DMPK gene) CTG)
Fragile X syndrome (Chromosome X FMR1 gene) CGG)
Friedrich's Ataxia (Chromosome 9 (Frataxin gene) GAA)
 

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wow, impressive, that's all i know but disease name only
puhlease tell me your resource
 

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First Aid 2010 (page 88)

Wikipedia has a much more detailed explanations page under (trinucleotide repeat disorders - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinucleotide_repeat_disorder ) few things called (Dentatorubropallidoluysian atrophy,) Spinocerebellar ataxia and Kennedy disease but forget about these last three because I've never seen them mentioned anywhere for Step 1. The four listed above are fair game for step1
 

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Mtoi thanks for that bit on nucleotide repeats Tried to look u up on facebook but found quote a number of mtoi, was wondering which was yours
 
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