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Which chromosome is affected by duchenne muscular dystrophy (dmd)?
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: X chromosome
The gene for the abnormal protein is located on the x chromosome.
Hence it is "x linked" . Mostly boys are affected.

In brief: X chromosome
The gene for the abnormal protein is located on the x chromosome.
Hence it is "x linked" . Mostly boys are affected.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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In brief: Dystrophin gene
This gene is located on the x chromosome and is recessive.
Only males develop the disease, but females can be carriers.

In brief: Dystrophin gene
This gene is located on the x chromosome and is recessive.
Only males develop the disease, but females can be carriers.
Dr. Christopher Abel
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