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How is autosomal recessive inheritance different?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Both parents

Autosomal recessive inheritance means that you have to inherit the gene from both parents.

In brief: Both parents

Autosomal recessive inheritance means that you have to inherit the gene from both parents.
Some examples: cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease.
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Need 2 genes

You need a recessive gene from each parent for the trait or disease to manifest.

In brief: Need 2 genes

You need a recessive gene from each parent for the trait or disease to manifest.
Dr. Diane Minich
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