The Tay-Sachs Mutation: An Advantage for Carriers?
Author: Temima Wildman
Article Date: Tuesday April 24, 2012
Derech HaTeva is a publication of the undergraduate students of Stern College for Women. Editors in Chief: Kate Rosenblatt, Rose Snyder, Helen Unger
Because of the varied possible origins for the Tay-Sachs mutation, much uncertainty and division exists among researchers concerning an explanation for its elevated frequency within the Jewish population.