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Are lazy eyes inherited dominant or recessive?

Are lazy eyes inherited dominant or recessive?

Depends: The technical term for "lazy eyes" is strabismus. There are many different types of strabismus and the association with inheritance depends upon the particular classification. ...Read more

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Is edwards syndrome dominant or recessive , can it be inherited?

Is edwards syndrome dominant or recessive , can it be inherited?

Neither: It is a trisomy like the more common down syndrome.It can be inherited if a parent was a genetic abnormality. It could be a spontaneous aberration. Genetic testing of both parents should be considered. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes different color than my parents' eyes? It's not dominant nor recessive?

Why are my eyes different color than my parents' eyes? It's not dominant nor recessive?

Genetics mostly: Eye color primarily determined by genes from your parents. Blue eye color for instance requires one recessive blue gene from each parent. Brown iris gene is dominant over blue so if child gets blue gene from mom and brown gene from dad then child will have light brown iris rather than blue. Certain diseases, eye trauma, and medications may alter eye color from original eye color after birth. ...Read more

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Is there a test to find out which combination of eye colour genes (recessive/dominant/colours) a person carries?

Is there a test to find out which combination of eye colour genes (recessive/dominant/colours) a person carries?

Not yet: You will have to rely on the geneological chart of eye color in your family to get close to this. At the moment, the isolation of the eye color genes is not high enough on the need chart to be worthwhile - diseases come first. ...Read more

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I am doing a presentation for my class on down syndrome and I need to know why it isn't dominant or recessive. P.S. I need a simplified answer

I am doing a presentation for my class on down syndrome and I need to know why it isn't dominant or recessive.

P.S. I need a simplified answer

Seek info here: Lots of HT doctors have answered this for others - here's a start. Just dig a bit further, but it's a good reply. Source: HealthTap, https://edc1.healthtap.com/user_questions/22610 ...Read more

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Are all autosomal dominant diseases inherited?

Are all autosomal dominant diseases inherited?

Or new mutations: Mendel's laws. For example, many cases of achondroplasia, which an autosomal dominant disease, happen in children of unaffected parents as a result of a mutation in a sperm or egg. ...Read more

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Is angelman syndrome dominant or recessive?

Is angelman syndrome dominant or recessive?

Neither: Angelman's syndrome doesn't follow simple mendelian genetics. Rather, it's due to de novo single genetic mutations, translocational errors, chromosomal abnormalities, or more commonly epi-genetic mutations such as changes in dna methylation. ...Read more

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Is lou gehrig's disease dominant or recessive?

Neither: 90-90% of case of ALS are not inherited, it occurs at random at its cause is not known. In 5-10% of cases there is a familial form of the disease. In these 5-10% of cases it is usually dominant (meaning it is only necessary to have one copy of the defective gene) remember however most of the time it is not inherited at all. ...Read more

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Hello docs, is achondroplasia dominant or recessive?

Hello docs, is achondroplasia dominant or recessive?

Autosomal dominant: It is an autosomal dominant disorder. There is high risk of spontaneous mutations. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001577.htm. ...Read more