Other Names for this Disease
- Imidodipeptidase deficiency
- Peptidase deficiency
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Yes. Prolidase deficiency is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. This means that to be affected, a person must have a mutation in both copies of the PEPD gene in each cell. 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 (carriers). When 2 carriers of an autosomal recessive condition have children, each child has a:
- 25% (1 in 4) chance to be affected,
- 50% (1 in 2) chance to be an unaffected carrier like each parent,
- 25% (1 in 4) chance to be unaffected and not be a carrier.
Last updated: 3/25/2016
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