Prader Willi Project-Matt Look Here
By jay9parmar, Updated
Maam, Little Jimmy has Prader-Willi, a chromosomal disorder on chromosome 15.
This is caused by a deletion on 15th chromosome 70% of the time or the child get's two 15th chromosomes from the mother.
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Symptoms include overeating, speech problems, small body parts, mild intellectual disabilities, and low muscle tones.
Prader Wili affects one in every 12,000 to 15,000 people. The affected gene, OCA2, the gene responsible for melanin which is responsible for a protein called the P protein.
The P protein is thought to be responsible for regulating the PH of transport molecules
There is no cure to for Prader Wili, but, you must start your treatment! Your training starts now.
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