The five sentences labelled (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) given in this question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a number. Decide on the proper order for the sentences and key in this sequence of five numbers as your answer.
- Scientists have for the first time managed to edit genes in. a human embryo to repair a genetic mutation, fueling hopes that such procedures may one day be available outside laboratory conditions.
- The cardiac disease causes sudden death in otherwise healthy young athletes and affects about one in 500 people overall.
- Correcting the mutation in the gene would not only ensure that the child is healthy but also prevents transmission of the mutation to future generations.
- It is caused by a mutation in a particular gene and a child will suffer from the condition even if it inherits only one copy of the mutated gene.
- In results announced in Nature this week, scientists fixed a mutation that thickens the heart muscle, a condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.