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Mendelian Genetic Disorders

  1. Martin Alexander Kennedy

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003934



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Kennedy, M. A. 2005. Mendelian Genetic Disorders. eLS. .

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  1. University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Figure 1. Pedigree symbols. A subset of symbols commonly used to illustrate a family tree, incorporating clinical details and the nature of specific relationships.

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Figure 2. Inheritance patterns of mendelian disorders: (a) autosomal recessive, (b) autosomal dominant and (c) X-linked recessive.