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Nontraditional Inheritance

Nontraditional Inheritance

Inheritance patterns that do not fall into the chromosomal, single-gene, or multifactorial categories, are referred to as "nontraditional." Listed in the directory below are some examples, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Uniparental Disomy: Prader-Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome

Trinucleotide Repeats: Fragile-X Syndrome

Mitochondrial Inheritance: Leber's Optic Atrophy

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Herencia No Tradicional

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