Flashcards in Susceptibility to Periodontal Diseases Deck (11):
The magnitude and quality of tissue changes are determined by the bacteria, ________, and ______.
(bacteria is necessary but not sufficient for disease)
What is mendalian inheritance?
1:1 interaction (monogenic)
having a gene = show the phenotype
Conditions caused by many contributing factors are called ______ disorders.
Describe phenotypes for a polygenic trait.
the will exist along a wide range (bell curve data)
What is a chromosome disorder?
An abnormal condition due to something unusual in an individual's chromosome; such as downs syndrome
Describe the characteristics of a Complex Genetic model.
Traits are common in the population
No clear familial transmission
adult age onset
combines many genetic and environmental factors
There are many genetic ______ associated with periodontitis.
True or False: A single gene polymorphism may be diagnostic for periodontitis.
False: it is not realistic to expect a single gene to be diagnostic for a complex genetic disease
In a complex genetic disorder, each gene is _______.
individually small and cannot cause disease on its own
In a complex genetic disorder, at what age is it typically evident?