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Prenatal diagnosis

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  • alpha-galactosidase activity can be measured from chorionic villi in the ninth or tenth week of pregnancy; it is also possible to measure alpha-galactosidase activity from cultured amniotic cells at 15 weeks
  • it is possible to detect female fetuses who are heterozygotes if their family mutation is known

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