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What is autosomal dominant inheritance?

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Answer from: Maria José Mendiola, MD, MSc in Human Genetics, MSc in Science Communication, ObGyn

Gynaecologist, Gynaecologist in Reproductive Medicine & Reproductive Genetics Clínica Monterrico
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In an autosomal dominion disorder, the mutated gene is a dominant gene located one of the known sex chromosomes that is called autosomes. So in this case, you need only one mutated gene to be affected by this type of health disorder.

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