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autosome

[′ȯd·ō‚sōm]
(genetics)
Any chromosome other than a sex chromosome.
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1), a large and a medium-sized metacentric (2, 3), five medium-sized submetacentric or subtelocentric (4-8), and 19 acrocentric autosomal pairs of gradually diminishing size (nos.
The most common form of DEB is the autosomal dominant subtype, which is also the mildest form.
Tabor said that short femur length was a well-known feature of Down syndrome, although she was surprised by the strength of the association between short femur length and unbalanced autosomal structural abnormality.
Radiological, biochemical and hereditary evidence of two types of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis.
The term 'polycystic kidney disease' encompasses both the autosomal dominant (ADPD) and the autosomal recessive (ARPD) forms of polycystic kidney disease.
Autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, or adRP, is a severe and rare genetic disease that causes progressive reduction in night and peripheral vision during childhood and frequently leads to blindness in mid adulthood.
Usher syndrome type 2a is an autosomal recessive genetic condition characterised by hearing loss from birth and progressive vision loss, due to retinitis pigmentosa, that begins in adolescence or adulthood.
The second locus for autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH2) maps to chromosome 19q13.1-13.2.
He loves to help people manage their expectations and remove confusion about DNA results, whether it's Y-DNA, mtDNA or autosomal DNA (from the three major testing labs, FTDNA, Ancestry or 23andMe).
SETX-related ataxia with oculomotor apraxia type 2 was inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.
The autosomal recessive form is mainly due to DOCK8 (Dedicator of cytokinesis 8) and Tyk2 (Tyrosine kinase 2) mutations and pre-dominant clinical manifestations are severe eczema, recurrent skin and lung infections1,2.
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), which is caused by the mutation in NOTCH3 gene, is the most common hereditary small vessel disease of the brain in adults.

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