autosomal inheritance


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Related to autosomal inheritance: Autosomal dominant inheritance, dominant inheritance

autosomal inheritance

a pattern of transmission of ALLELES that are located on AUTOSOMES, i.e. not on sex chromosomes, so that the sex of the parent does not affect the result of a mating, RECIPROCAL CROSSES giving identical results.
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This is an X-linked recessive disorder that share many characteristics of WS like congenital deaf-mutism, heterochromic irides, piebald like skin patches and hair hypopigmentation.3 Presence of typical facial features along with involvement of both male and female members in same generation favors autosomal inheritance thus making diagnosis of Waardenburg syndrome more likely in our series.
One can find a cross (0 x 2) in the outer hexagon (for autosomal inheritance) where parent with genotype 0 will be normal and that of 2 will be affected.
This disorder is transmitted by an autosomal inheritance and gene is located on chromosome 4(q26-q28).

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