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Which chromosome does tay-sachs disease change?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

15: Tay sachs is an autosomal recessive disorder affecting chromosome 15 in the "hexa" gene.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

HEXA gene on 15: The tay - sachs disorder comes from a disorder in the in the hexa gene located on the 15th chromasome .(15q23-q24).

Answered 3/17/2014

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