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Can you tell me about the genetics of hemophilia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Sex linked

Classic hemophilia is sex linked.
The gene is on the X-chromosome. With rare exceptions, only men have the disease. Women carriers transmit the defective gene to half their sons. Consult this site for more info. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hemophilia/

In brief: Sex linked

Classic hemophilia is sex linked.
The gene is on the X-chromosome. With rare exceptions, only men have the disease. Women carriers transmit the defective gene to half their sons. Consult this site for more info. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hemophilia/
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