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Inheritance and Genetics of Broad beta disease

Genetics of Broad beta disease:

Broad beta disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. The abnormal APOE gene is prevalent in the general population.

About inheritance and genetics:

Inheritance of Broad beta disease refers to whether the condition is inherited from your parents or "runs" in families. The level of inheritance of a condition depends on how important genetics are to the disease. Strongly genetic diseases are usually inherited, partially genetic diseases are sometimes inherited, and non-genetic diseases are not inherited. For general information, see Introduction to Genetics.


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