Is Alzheimer's Disease Dominant Or Recessive?

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Autosomal dominant is one of several ways that a trait or disorder can be passed down through families.

If a disease is autosomal dominant, it means you only need to get the abnormal gene from one parent in order for you to inherit the disease. One of the parents may often have the disease.


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Inheritance - autosomal dominant; Genetics - autosomal dominant


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