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Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency


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Inheritance


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How is carnitine-acylcarnitine inherited?

Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.[1]
Last updated: 7/26/2013

References
  1. Carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency. Genetics Home Reference. August 2006; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=carnitineacylcarnitinetranslocasedeficiency. Accessed 4/4/2008.