Why is it Important to Know Your Genotype and Blood Group Compatibility

Why is it Important to Know Your Genotype and Blood Group Compatibility

14:26 1st September 2017 | Genotype

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BloodtypeIn this blog post we will look at the definition of the words genotype and blood group and why it is important to know your genotype and your blood group compatibility. We will also look at the tests used to determine genotype and blood types and which tests are offered by Bridge Clinic.

What is a Genotype?

A genotype is the entire genetic constitution of an individual, i.e. the genetic makeup of an organism or group of o...

What is Mutant Gene Identification and Can PGD Help?

What is Mutant Gene Identification and Can PGD Help?

04:06 20th May 2017 | Inherited Genetic Disorders

Mutant Gene Identification Mutant Genotypes Genetic Disorders Genotype PGD PGS IVF

Mutant gene identification (also known as disease gene identification) is the process during which scientists identify mutant genotypes. Mutant genotypes are responsible for inherited genetic disorders.

The genotype is the part of an organism or individual which determines a specific characteristic of that cell, organism or individual.”1 A gene mutation is a permanent alteration in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene.2 Essentially...

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