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Uniparental disomy

Introduction: Uniparental disomy

Description of Uniparental disomy

Uniparental disomy (medical condition): A condition which is characterised by the uniparental...more »

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Uniparental disomy: Getting both of a chromosome pair from one parent.

Uniparental disomy: The presence in a cell of two paired chromosomes from the same parent, with no chromosome of that pair from the other parent. This chromosome composition stems from non-disjunction (NONDISJUNCTION, GENETIC) events during MEIOSIS. The disomy may be composed of both homologous chromosomes from one parent (heterodisomy) or a duplicate of one chromosome (isodisomy).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Uniparental disomy: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Uniparental disomy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Uniparental disomy, or a subtype of Uniparental disomy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Uniparental disomy as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Uniparental disomy as a Disease

Uniparental disomy (medical condition): See Uniparental disomy (disease information).
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