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Flashcards in PBL Asthma/PE Deck (5):
1

Modifier genes

Instead of masking other genes, they result in increased expression of a second gene

2

Allelic heterogeneity

Complex series of genes and presenting phenotypes.

3

Prevalence of asthma in US?

8 %

4

Highest risk of asthma according to race?

Puerto Rican, black, and mixed race

5

When do you hear wheezes with asthma?

Expiration