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Recessive disease mutations exist in most humans


9 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person responsible for severe genetic disorders or prenatal death, recent research claims. Recessive mutations – DNA sequence variants harmless when only one is present – cause most genetic disorders that result in sterility or childhood death. When such mutations occur…