Problem: What is the role of imprinting in human genetic disorders?Select the two correct answers.A. When mutations occur in imprinted genes, only non- heritable changes in gene activity may occur.B. Imprinting defects cause myelodysplastic syndrome.C. Imprinting is a process that cures human genetic disorders.D. Imprinting is a process that leads to human genetic disorders.E. When mutations occur in imprinted genes, heritable changes in gene activity may occur.F. Imprinting defects cause Prader-Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, and several others.

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Genomic Imprinting: epigenetic phenomenon that causes genes to be expressed in a parent-of-origin-specific manner

: alleles from both parents are differently expressed rather than complete expression/suppression of allels

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What is the role of imprinting in human genetic disorders?

Select the two correct answers.

A. When mutations occur in imprinted genes, only non- heritable changes in gene activity may occur.

B. Imprinting defects cause myelodysplastic syndrome.

C. Imprinting is a process that cures human genetic disorders.

D. Imprinting is a process that leads to human genetic disorders.

E. When mutations occur in imprinted genes, heritable changes in gene activity may occur.

F. Imprinting defects cause Prader-Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, and several others.

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