Autosomal Recessive Inheritance

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Last Updated: 04 May 2022
autosomal recessive inheritance "autosomal recessive inheritance", by Terese Winslow (Illustrator). Drawing showing an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern between a father, mother, and their four children: an unaffected father (carrier) with a mutated gene and a normal gene on a chromosome pair; an unaffected mother (carrier)...

Autosomal recessive inheritance is the most common type of inheritance for retinal dystrophies. As displayed in the number, to have symptoms of Bietti's Crystalline Dystrophy, an individual should have two copies of the same disease genetics. Most of us have 2 duplicates of each genetics, since we inherit one from our dad and one from our mother.

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