Genetic diseases – Mnemonic

GENETIC DISEASES – Mnemonic

Autosomal recessive diseases:

  • SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA: gene present on the 11th chromosome.
  • PHENYLKETONURIA: gene present on the 12th chromosome.
  • THALASSEMIA: α-thalassemia gene is present on 16th chromosome while β-thalassemia gene is present on the 11th chromosome.
  • ALKAPTONURIA: the gene is present on the 3rd chromosome.
  • CYSTIC FIBROSIS: the gene is present on 7th chromosome.

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