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How is tay-sach's inherited?

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Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics
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In brief: Autosomal recessive

Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene.
They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.

In brief: Autosomal recessive

Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene.
They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
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