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Achondroplasia is thought to be a dominant disorder in which one copy of the mutant gene is sufficient to cause an individual to have "gain a function." Explain how a single copy of this modified protein might cause the short stature. A single copy of the mutated FGFR3 gene can cause the short stature because any over activity of the protein can limit bone growth...
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Achondroplasia is thought to be a dominant disorder in which one copy of the mutant gene is sufficient to cause an individual to have "gain a function." Explain how a single copy of this modified protein might cause the short stature. A single copy of the mutated FGFR3 gene can cause the short stature because any over activity of the protein can limit bone growth...
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