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If you were half black half jew, would you have the same chances of getting tay sachs?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Unlikely

The condition requires the coming together of two carrier parents for the gene.
The black side of this relationship almost never would have the tay sachs - anymore than the white side would be a carrier for sickle cell.

In brief: Unlikely

The condition requires the coming together of two carrier parents for the gene.
The black side of this relationship almost never would have the tay sachs - anymore than the white side would be a carrier for sickle cell.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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