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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.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is an autosomally inherited disorder associated with the accumulation of mineralized and fragmented elastic fibers in the skin, Bruch's membrane in the retina, and vessel walls.
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.
HPS is a very rare, autosomally recessive disease involving albinism, legal blindness, a platelet defect with a bleeding disorder, and a lysosomal deposition disease.
INTRODUCTION: Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is an autosomally inherited genetic disorder that affects the connective tissues of the body.

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