autosomal dominant gene


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autosomal dominant gene

A dominant gene that is found on any chromosome other than the X or Y chromosome.
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UCI scientists were part of a consortium that in 1993 identified the autosomal dominant gene mutation responsible for HD, but there is still no cure, and no treatments are available to even slow its onset or progression.
These percentages are greater than the 50% expected from an autosomal dominant gene and therefore not in conformity with pure mendelian inheritance.

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