How to "Knock Out" Genetic Disease in Mice?

Answer Mice reproduce prolifically, and that's what makes controlling their genetic diseases a challenge. Mice diseases have common symptoms and can be fatal. Some of them come with deformities. Owing t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to "Knock Out" Genetic Disease in Mice

What are the differences between communicable and genetic disease?

Communicable diseases are ones you can give to other people through contact with them. That includes viral and bacterial diseases; things like polio, chickenpox, colds, strep, flu, HIV, syphilis, d... Read More »

Genetic Testing for Disease Risk?

Genetic testing is an advanced diagnosis technique doctors and researchers use to test for genetic disorders that can cause diseases and other medical complications. Genetic testing can be done by ... Read More »

What is genetic canine periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease affects the gums and connective tissues that support the teeth. If left untreated it damages bone tissue as well. Some dogs are more genetically susceptible to developing gum di... Read More »

Genetic Testing for Tay Sachs Disease?

Tay-Sachs disease is a genetic disorder. People with Tay-Sachs disease lack an enzyme that is required to prevent fatty build-ups in the body's cells. The disease progresses as fat builds up in the... Read More »