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heritable characteristics like skin and eye and hair color
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The other strains are less strongly heritable, meaning family history is a useful part of a diagnosis, but not more than that.
Using Crispr, the breakthrough genome-editing technology that acts like a sort of molecular scissors, the scientists repaired a genetic mutation—a heritable heart condition—in the embryonic DNA.
And in the fall, an FDA advisory panel urged the agency to approve another gene therapy that corrects a type of heritable blindness that can be fixed after tweaking a specific genetic mutation.
The mounting evidence for a heritable cause hasn’t stopped some people from trying to pin the disorder on parents, fueling parental guilt and damaging families that are already struggling with a child’s diagnosis.
The condition also seems to be heritable because of the links that are being discovered between family members.
It was found to be highly heritable in a study led by a team of German researchers in 2006.
These night owls may have a common form of insomnia called delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD), which studies have suggested is at least partly heritable.
Since the first autism twin study in 1977, several teams have compared autism rates in twins and shown that autism is highly heritable.
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