A 46-year-old member asked:
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What happens if a condition is caused by a dominant mutation on an autosome:?

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Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Many generations: The condition will be seen generation after generation in some individuals in the family, and will not skip generations although eventually with new family members introduced into the family children may be born without it due to the dominant allele potentially being replaced by a wild type normal allele that is not associated with the effects of the dominant mutation. Take care!
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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Mutations: Great google question and wikipedia. proteins aren't made right is basic answer.

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