A 45-year-old member asked:
what chromosome in males is affected by dmd?
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Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 51 years experience
Define dmd: If you mean by "dmd" duchenne's muscular dystrophy, it is the x-chromosome where the mutation causing that disorder is located. Since males have only 1 x chromosome thay are affected if they have a mutated gene.
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