autosomal disorders

autosomal disorders

Genetic disorders caused by defective genes carried on chromosomes (AUTOSOMES) other than the sex chromosomes. Compare SEX-LINKED DISORDERS.
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Possible genetic causes include Turner's syndrome, fragile X permutation, and other autosomal disorders that cause follicle dysfunction or destruction.
Genes found on one of the 22 autosomal pairs (not on an X or Y sex chromosome) are called autosomal genes, they also come in pairs, and mutations in these genes lead to autosomal disorders.
The immediate conclusion of this result is that ASD develops in exactly the same way in males and females, suggesting that ASD maybe an autosomal disorder.
There is evidence in the literature that autism is an autosomal disorder (see, e.

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