It is a mutated gene called PKD1 located on chromosome 16.
There is no much preference of any particular sex, when it comes to polycystic kidney disease, probably.
One in every 500 live birth, suffer from polycystic kidney disease. There are about 12.5 million people, suffering from this disease. That make this disease as one of the most common life threatening genetic disease. Approximately one in 453 or .22% of Americans have polycystic kidney disease. That is about 600,000 Americans.
The normal and mutant beta-globin genes are found on chromosome 11.
The gene codes for a protein called huntingtin found on the short arm of chromosome 4.
The decoding of chromosome 21 of the 23 shed light on the origins of some diseases. It was found that the gene linked to Alzheimer's disease type 1 was located on chromosome 21.
You can get Kidney Disease at any age. I was diagnosed at age 9 with Kidney Disease but had it earlier than that just undiagnosed. Usually it does not get diagnosed until stage 3 of Kidney Disease because that is when post people start to show symptoms. Chronic Kidney Disease means you will end up on either a dialysis machine or need a kidney transplant where as Acute Kidney Disease they might be able to save your kidneys. More can be found out at your local Kidney Foundation depending on what country you are in.
Kidney stones,urinary tract infection,nephritis,uremia,infection of the intestines
No. Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disease caused by mutations found on chromosome 7.
Angiomyolipoma is a type of benign tumor that is found in the kidney. It is believed to be caused by tuberous sclerosis which is a genetic disease.