... hepatic ducts, which in turn merge to form the common hepatic duct. The cystic
duct (from the gallbladder) joins with the common hepatic duct to form the ... the common bile duct or be temporarily stored in the gallbladder via the cystic
duct. The common bile duct and the pancreatic duct enter the duodenum ...
... , coronary artery disease , past gestational diabetes , polycystic ovary syndrome , chronic pancreatitis , hepatic steatosis (fatty liver), cystic
fibrosis , several mitochondrial neuropathies and myopathies, myotonic dystrophy , Friedreich's ataxia , some of the inherited forms of neonatal ...
... Scientists took the logical step of trying to introduce genes straight into human cells, focusing on diseases caused by single-gene defects, such as cystic
fibrosis , hemophilia , muscular dystrophy and sickle cell anemia . However, this has been much harder than modifying simple bacteria, primarily ...
1989 The first human gene is sequenced by Francis Collins and Lap-Chee Tsui , it encodes the CFTR protein, defects in this gene cause cystic
1995 The genome of Haemophilus influenzae is the first genome of a free living organism to be sequenced
1996 Saccharomyces ...
... heel of the baby, at or before 4 days of age.
The test typically screens for the following diseases:
Human Genome Project
... and easy to administer genetic tests that can show predisposition to a variety of illnesses, including breast cancer , blood clotting , cystic
fibrosis , liver diseases and many others.
There are also many tangible benefits for biological scientists. For example, a researcher ...