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Aspartylglycosaminuria


Other Names for this Disease
  • AGA deficiency
  • AGU
  • Aspartylglucosamidase (AGA) deficiency
  • Aspartylglucosaminuria
  • Glycosylasparaginase deficiency
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Inheritance


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How is aspartylglycosaminuria inherited?

This condition 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: 8/17/2011

References
  1. Aspartylglucosaminuria. Genetics Home Reference. December 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/aspartylglucosaminuria. Accessed 8/17/2011.