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Sickle-Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease is caused by?


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2011-09-15 20:15:03
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Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease. People who have the disease inherit two copies of the sickle cell gene-one from each parent.


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Sickle Cell Anemia is an inherited disease.

Sickle cell disease is caused when someone inherits sickle shaped hemoglobin. It is a disease that can be managed, but not cured.

The sickle cell anaemia is not a deficiency disease. It is a hereditary disease caused by defective gene in both the parents.

sickle cell disease is genetic disease i.e caused by certain modification of genetic material. so a baby born with this disease.

No, sickle cell disease is not cancerous.

No. Sickle Cell is not an infectious disease, but is genetic.

small change in the DNA of a single gene

Unlike sickle cell disease, sickle cell trait does not cause health problems

A single sickle-cell gene protects against malaria. Two sickle-cell genes produce sickle-cell disease.

it is a genetic disease , both parents have to have sickle cell trait .

sickle-cell disease is caused by a substitution mutation

Sickle cell trait can not lead to sickle cell disease. This is because the gene for Red blood cells are dominate over the gene for sickle cell. There for if you have sickle cell you can have some minor symptoms but usually you don't even know you have sickle cell trait. Sickle cell trait is rarely harmful and can almost never turn into sickle cell disease.

Sickle cell disease is caused by a small change in the DNA of a single gene.

Both males and females can get sickle cell disease.

in sickle cell trait you don't actually have the disease. you are only able to pass the disease to your kids if you marry a person with sickle cell or that also has the trait. sickle cell disease is when you actually have the disease. you can pass it to your kids if you marry someone with the trait or the disease. if you marry someone without a trait or disease then your kids will most likely have the trait.

Mutations in the HBB gene cause sickle cell disease.

Sickle cell anemia is a blood disorder characterized primarily episodes of pain. Sickle-cell anaemia is a form of sickle-cell disease in which there is homozygosity for the mutation that causes HbS.

Yes, and this is the only way to get sickle cell disease or sickle cell anemia. Sickle cell (both the milder "disease" form and the more severe "anemia" form) are caused by an inherited mutation in a protein that helps form the red blood cells - the defect results in red blood cells that are shaped like crescents or sickles, which is how the disease gets its name.

No, the actual disease is just painful. It is possible, rare, but possible to die from the complications from sickle cell anemia, however, death is not caused by the disease itself.

Yes, Hispanics do get sickle cell anemia!

Sickle cell disease is a recessive trait. And it's pretty rare.

Sickle cell trait is protective against malaria, a disease caused by blood-borne parasites transmitted through mosquito bites

it's caused by a mutation in the hemoglobin gene(a weird change that's basically in the red blood cell)disease is a group of genetic dis orders caused by sickle hemolobin(hgb s or hb s(

bone marrow transplant is the only known cure of sickle cell disease.

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