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Is sickle cell dominant or recessive in its inheritance?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Recessive
Sickle cell is autosomal recessive which means both parents must have a copy of the defective allele (one or both can be carriers but exhibit no symptoms).

In brief: Recessive
Sickle cell is autosomal recessive which means both parents must have a copy of the defective allele (one or both can be carriers but exhibit no symptoms).
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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