fra(X) syndrome; FRAXA; FRAXA Syndrome; FXS; Marker X syndrome; Martin-Bell Syndrome; X-linked mental retardation and ma... 


Fragile X syndrome (also called Fragile X) is the most common inherited form of mental retardation. It results from a change, or mutation, in a single gene, which can be passed from one generation to the next. Fragile X appears in families of every ethnic group and income level. Symptoms of Fragile X syndrome occur because the mutated gene cannot produce enough of a protein that is needed by the body’s cells, especially cells in the brain, to develop and function normally. The amount and usab...

Fragile X Syndrome as related to Genetics/Birth Defects

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