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Whats the genetic cause of fragile x syndrome?

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In brief: Defective gene

It is an anomaly in the long arm of the x chromosome.
Full mutations of the gene cause the fragile x syndrome.

In brief: Defective gene

It is an anomaly in the long arm of the x chromosome.
Full mutations of the gene cause the fragile x syndrome.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Genetic

Fragile x is caused by just one defective gene.
This gene also known as fmr1, shuts it self down and fails to produce a protein. The incidence is 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6-8000 females have it is the most common cause of inherited mental disability-.

In brief: Genetic

Fragile x is caused by just one defective gene.
This gene also known as fmr1, shuts it self down and fails to produce a protein. The incidence is 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6-8000 females have it is the most common cause of inherited mental disability-.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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