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Is phenylketonuria (pku) is an inherited disease caused by a recessive gene? Parents would be carriers?
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For a person to inherit pku they must receive a defective pah gene from each parent.
Both parents are carriers. The chance of further children having pku is 1 in 4, and 2 out of 3 children who do not have pku will be carriers of the gene.

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For a person to inherit pku they must receive a defective pah gene from each parent.
Both parents are carriers. The chance of further children having pku is 1 in 4, and 2 out of 3 children who do not have pku will be carriers of the gene.
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
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