The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 24-25 March 2018
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A pattern of inheritance caused by a gene that only has an effect if two copies are inherited, for example, the faulty gene involved in cystic fibrosis.

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South Asian social systems give insight into genetics 24 July 2017 News
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Researchers discover gene linked to rare brain disorder 9 May 2011 News
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