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Hannahdidrah
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Explain a chromosome deletion and the effect it can have on a human.

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chrissi101

A chromosome deletion occurs when a chromosomal fragment is lost. Thus the chromosome is missing some genes. One example of this in humans is know as cry of the cat. It occurs from a deletion on a chromosome number 5. A child that is born has a mental disability a small head with unusual facial features and cries like the sound of a distressed cat. The children rarely live into adulthood. I hope this help

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