NUT - A Protein Coding Gene

The NUT gene is found on chromosome 15q14 and encodes for the NUT protein which is a key component of the RNA polymerase II Mediator complex. This multi-subunit assembly is required for all RNA pol II-dependent transcriptional activation, coordinating both nuclear and mitochondrial gene transcriptio ...

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Neurofibromatosis Infographic

Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder caused by mutations in the NF1, NF2 or SMARCB1 genes which lead to tumor growth on nerves throughout the body. Although the tumors are usually benign, they still require chemotherapy to shrink and may become cancerous. Surgery is often attempted as treatm ...

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