Is there any treatments for chromosom17?
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- Hari PrakashAug 4, 2013
Chromosom 17 disorder is very rare disease ,Humans normally have 46 chromosomes in each cell, divided into 23 pairs. Two copies of chromosome 17, one copy inherited from each parent, form one of the pairs. Chromosome 17 spans about 81 million DNA building blocks (base pairs) and represents between 2.5 and 3 percent of the total DNA in cells.Genes on chromosome 17 are among the estimated 20,000 to 25,000 total genes in the human genome.There are approx 75 disorders associated with genes on chromosome 17,it includes acute promyelocytic leukemia,dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans,Koolen-de Vries syndrome etc.Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop,Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended.
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