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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for Autosomal Dominant (genetics; dominant gene on one of the 23 pairs of autosomes)

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00 Hardcover Nephrology research and clinical development RC902 Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the cause of renal failure in five to ten percent of patients receiving dialysis or kidney transplantation.
1) The case for the CDKs is particularly complex, with 9 genes mutated in nephronophthisis, 12 in Bardet-Biedl syndrome, at least 3 in MCKD, and at least 4 in autosomal dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease (PKD), while the list is destined to expand unpredictably.
In most instances, VWD is autosomal dominant, and VIII and IX deficiency are sex-linked recessives that appear in the "hemizygous" state.