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Related to autosomal: autosomal trait, autosomal gene, autosomal inheritance, Autosomal recessive


A chromosome that is not a sex chromosome.

au′to·so′mal (-sō′məl) adj.
au′to·so′mal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.autosomal - of or relating to an autosomeautosomal - of or relating to an autosome; "autosomal gene"


adj autosómico
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Contract awarded for Two (2) reagent kits amplicaciones autosomal markers of 21 more str~~s amelogenin, containing markers d3s1358, d1s1656, d, th01, vwa, d21s11, d7s820, d5s818, tpox, d8s1179, d12s391, d19s433, fga, amelogenin, containing mixed reaction allelic ladder, internal standard dna (ils 500) control dna with an expiration date of at least 12 months at the time of supply to 200 samples.
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) and the Foundation Fighting Blindness today announced a new agreement focused on furthering research for a novel treatment for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP), a rare genetic disease that usually first occurs in late childhood or adolescence and is followed by the progressive loss of peripheral vision.
Transperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Spark Therapeutics and Genable Technologies have entered into a collaboration agreement for Genable's lead therapeutic to treat rhodopsin-linked autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RHO adRP), GT038.
All three patterns of Mendelian inheritance are represented (autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and X-linked recessive) (2).
Subjects include storage and handling of DNA extracts, STR genotyping kits for forensic applications, autosomal STR loci useful for forensic DNA analysis, and applications of deep-sequencing technologies in forensic DNA testing.
1) Three forms of this disease have been described: two lethal autosomal recessive forms and a benign autosomal dominant type (osteopetrosis tarda).
Differential diagnosis: Polycystic liver disease, tuberous sclerosis, autosomal recessive polycystic disease (ARPD), Von Hippel Lindau disease, and multiple simple cysts in the liver and kidneys.
NPS's earlier stage pipeline includes two calcilytic compounds, NPSP790 and NPSP795, with potential application in rare disorders involving increased calcium receptor activity, such as autosomal dominant hypocalcemia with hypercalciuria (ADHH).
The autosomal recessive PHA1 is caused by mutations within the genetic subunits that code for the epithelial sodium channel (5-7, 9).
Her sister Nicole, aged ten, was also born with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease and underwent similar surgery three years ago with success.
Thalassaemia are forms of inherited autosomal recessive blood disorders.

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