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Huntington's disease is an autosomal dominant disorder. If one parent is affected, the child has a 50% chance of inheriting the mutation on the huntingtin gene on their 4th chromosome.


mHTT: Mutant huntingtin

Red squares: HD affected offspring


Illustration by: z3290270

Inspiration: Yale Madical group - Yale School of Medicine [1]


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