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Autosomal Gene

A gene present on an [[autosome.


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Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

Right - this is autosomal, therefore it is not Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and is not a mutation of the dystrophin gene. Thanks, I had missed that. The upper sequences look identical, while the lower sequences show two ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
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Re: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

... allelic difference; since the female has two copies of the dystrophin gene that differ slightly, this can give rise to the two traces in the sequence ... 2 mutant alleles though as the question specified that the disorder is AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE. Therefore I am guessing that the female has 2 mutant ...

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by firefly
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
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Views: 5495

Muscular dystrophy inheritance question

"The figure shows a family with muscular dystrophy showing autosomal recessive inheritance. Genomic DNA was sequenced and the two mutations ... the affected. The corresponding control sequence for that region of the gene X is also shown. Describe the mutations in gene X in this family and its ...

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by firefly
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscular dystrophy inheritance question
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Views: 5495

Re: Need help in an assignment

... should see affected parents and affected children, no? and how is that autosomal gene affect only males?

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by dreamtim
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:43 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need help in an assignment
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What is the mode of inheritance?

In humans, there is a genetic disease called Hypophosphatemia that causes rickets. Here is a list of the phenotypes ... inhertence mode of the disease is autosmal recessive. If it were dominant (either autosomal or x-linked), the disease would've been somehow expressed in marriage #4. It ...

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by Dmitriy93
Thu May 17, 2012 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What is the mode of inheritance?
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Views: 1380
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