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MECP2 - methyl-CpG binding protein 2

  • Synonym(s) :
  • Previous symbols and names : MRX16, MRX79, RTT, Rett syndrome, mental retardation, X-linked 16, mental retardation, X-linked 79, methyl CpG binding protein 2, methyl CpG binding protein 2 (Rett syndrome)
  • Type : gene with protein product
  • Chromosomal location : Xq28
  • OMIM: 300005
  • HGNC: 6990
  • UniProtKB: P51608
  • Genatlas: MECP2
  • GenCC: MECP2
  • Ensembl: ENSG00000169057
  • IUPHAR-DB: -
  • Reactome: P51608

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