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CHROMOSOME 17

MONTEJO, JOHN KYLE


MAGONCIA, EDCEL JASPER
CHROMOSOME 17

• is one of the 23 pairs of chromosomes in


humans.
• People normally have two copies of this
chromosome.
• Chromosome 17 spans more than 83 million
base pairs (the building material of DNA) and
represents between 2.5 and 3% of the total
DNA in cells.
GENE MAPPING (CHROMOSOME 17)
CHROMOSOME 17 DISORDERS
BREAST CANCER
is a cancer that develops from breast tissue.
Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in
the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling
of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, a
newly-inverted nipple, or a red or scaly patch
of skin.
CHROMOSOME 17 DISORDERS
GALACTOSEMIA
(meaning galactose + blood, accumulation of
galactose in blood) is a rare genetic metabolic
disorder that affects an individual’s ability to
metabolize the sugar galactose properly.
CHROMOSOME 17 DISORDERS
USHER SYNDROME
is a rare genetic disorder caused by a mutation
in any one of at least 11 genes resulting in a
combination of hearing loss and visual
impairment. It is a major cause of
deafblindness and is at present incurable.