Causes of Menkes Disease
Menkes Disease: Related Medical Conditions
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Menkes Disease: Causes and Types
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What causes Menkes Disease?
Causes: Menkes Disease:
Menkes' disease is transmitted as an X-linked recessive trait. Sufferers can not transport copper, which is needed by enzymes involved in making bone, nerve and other structures.
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
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