Fragile X Syndrome Genetic disorder by Zach bruhn and rIley mcNeill

Fragile X Sydrome is a genetic disorder affecting the X chromosome in males and females. This disorder makes the CGG codon repeat many times in the FMR1 gene on the X chromosome.

Fragile X can cause a variety of symptoms. If cases worsen, mental disabilities like autism can happen.

Fragile X is more prominent in men, however it is still possible in women. This is because women need about 200 repeats of the CGG gene, while men only need 50-100.

A DNA test is usually done at birth, and some physical changes may be present.

There is a treatment with therapy but no cure available. It is a recessive trait, so it's ranked uncommon with 200,000 cases worldwide.

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