autosome

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autosome

[′ȯd·ō‚sōm]
(genetics)
Any chromosome other than a sex chromosome.
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Unlike the case with X-linked Alport syndrome, which in affected males is nearly always a progressive disease leading to end-stage renal disease, the phenotypic expression of autosomally transmitted Alport syndrome is quite variable, ranging from benign urinary abnormalities to progressive nephropathy leading to end-stage renal disease.
A striking feature of MODY is its autosomally dominant inheritance; patients often have a strong family history.
The syndrome, caused by a sporadic or autosomally inherited microdeletion on chromosome 22q, can result in a broad spectrum of abnormalities, Dr.

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