Monogenic disease

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An inherited disease determined by the interaction of a single pair of genes


In monogenic disease, a single gene mutation may lead to disease. Since monogenic disease involves a single pair of genes the dysfunctional or mutated gene may be identified more easily than polygenic disease. Monogenic diseases are mostly pediatric disorders.


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