Sickle Cell Anemia

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(Biology Exam 2) Mind Map on Sickle Cell Anemia, created by izzy5605 on 10/22/2013.
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Sickle Cell Anemia
1 change in one nucleotide
1.1 changes entire amino acid sequence
1.1.1 changes structure of protein
1.1.1.1 changes shape of red blood cell (sickle shape)
1.1.1.2 protein misfolding
1.1.1.2.1 some hydrophobic amino acids could be displayed on surface
1.1.1.2.1.1 changes cell function
2 inherited
3 protein aggregation
3.1 because of misfolding they clump together
4 malaria
4.1 one sickle cell mutation and one non mutated gene
4.1.1 resistant to malaria
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