Learn About Genetics

There are over 6,000 genetic conditions caused, at least partly, by changes in the DNA. In this page, you can find information about DNA, genes and genomes and genetic conditions.

A genetic disorder is a disease caused by changes, or mutations, in an individual’s DNA sequence. Ge…

A rare disease is one that affects less than 5 in 10,000 of the general population, as defined by th…

Genetic conditions are caused by one or more faulty genes. You can learn more about what genes are a…

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