Premutation Carriers

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Empowering Families Impacted by Fragile X Syndrome

Carrier Related Issues: Learning How to Self-Regulate to Support Your Child This conference is designed specifically for Fragile X carriers and their partners to learn how Fragile X may impact individuals and their families. The information [...]

By | 2019-10-01T15:24:57+00:00 Nov 9, 2019|Comments Off on Empowering Families Impacted by Fragile X Syndrome

NFXF Kansas Chapter Learning Series

Premutation Carriers: FXAND, FXPOI, FXTAS and Everything In Between! The National Fragile X Foundation Kansas Chapter is hosting its 7th New Directions in Fragile X Conference that is going to be all about FX carriers! [...]

By | 2019-10-16T11:21:24+00:00 Nov 2, 2019|Comments Off on NFXF Kansas Chapter Learning Series

What Defines a Carrier?

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.

By | 2019-04-18T15:54:00+00:00 Jun 26, 2013|Genetics|Comments Off on What Defines a Carrier?