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X Chromosome Disorders

X Chromosome Disorders: Introduction

Disorders involving the X chromosome. The cells of our tissues contain lots of DNA which are joined to make up structures called chromosomes. Each sperm and each egg has 23 chromosomes and when they combine during fertilization, each cell then has 46 chromosomes. Males have an X chromosome (from the mother) and a Y chromosome (from the father) whereas females have two X chromosomes - one from each parent. Some examples of X chromosome disorders are Jacobs syndrome, Fragile-X syndrome and Turner syndrome. ...more »

Symptoms of X Chromosome Disorders

  • Symptoms can vary considerably depending on the particular condition involved.
  • Genetic anomaly
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Types of X Chromosome Disorders

Causes of X Chromosome Disorders

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