Huntington's is a genetically transmitted disease- you get it by inheriting the gene for it.
Huntington Disease is passed on from generation to generation and is lethal. There is no known cause.
He is the first person that described the Huntington disease.
Yes. It is a genetically transmitted disease. It damages portions of the brain. See the website for he Huntington's Disease Society of America for more information.
The cause of huntington disease is a trinucleotide (CAG) expansion in the HD gene. The protein affected (gain of function, turns toxic) is called huntingtin. Huntington disease is autosomally dominant and has full penetrance if the repeat is greater than 38 in size.
It's caused by an dominant allele.
in your brain
It is heterozygous.
graph of huntington disease
Huntington's is a neurological disease that affects the brain.
Its Passed On From Your Parents Its Inherited
George Huntington who was a young physician, first described the disease in 1872.
Huntington's disease is not contagious as it is a genetic disorder. It is passed down from parents.
Both genders equally.
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