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Name: Edmund A. H.
Status: Other
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
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Date: 2002


Question:
Please explain the "albino gene" and implications related therto for a infant with that diagnosis.



Replies:
Dear Edmund:

Please see the section entitled, "Genetics of Albinism" on the following web site from The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH):

http://www.albinism.org/publications/what_is_albinism.html

If you are interested, a wealth of other info. on albinism in general is also included in this helpful WWW resource.

I hope that this is useful for you,

Jeff Buzby, Ph.D.
Children's Hosp. of Orange Cnty.
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