Female Carriers

The ABCD1 gene is located on the X-chromosome. Women have two X chromosomes. In women who carry the ALD gene mutation on one X-chromosome, the full-blown disease does not appear because there is a normal copy of the gene on the other X-chromosome. But women can pass the gene to their children, hence the term ‘carrier’.

There is more information about ALD and AMN on our website.

Practical Information for Female Carriers of ALD

Issue Date: March 2015
Review Date: March 2016



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