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Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) Consensus of the FXTAS Task Force and the Fragile X Clinical & Research Consortium Of note, about 20% of women with the FMR1 premutation develop fragile X-associated primary ovarian [...]
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Why is there so much variability among male and female Fragile X carriers? There are a number of factors involved. Because the Fragile X gene is X-linked, gender plays a big role in determining who might show symptoms. Male premutation carriers, because they have only one X chromosome, are much more commonly affected by FXTAS than are female carriers.