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Autosomal recessive

In this example, two unaffected parents each carry one copy of a gene mutation for an autosomal recessive disorder. They have one affected child and three unaffected children, two of which carry one copy of the gene mutation.

In this example, two unaffected parents each carry one copy of a gene mutation for an autosomal recessive disorder.  They have one affected child and three unaffected children, two of which carry one copy of the gene mutation.

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Published: July 28, 2014