Day 131 (6p12.3-6p11.1): dystonin, a cell anchor

634214-fig-003Luke Ward | Genome Year

Day 131 has 35 protein-coding genes (browser view) including DST (dystonin.)

The dystonin protein helps anchor cells in the body through hemidesmosomes. It was discovered by studying people with the rare blistering skin condition bullous pemphigoid, who develop autoantibodies against dystonin.

Click here to see all 8540299 letters of Day 131 with DST underlined

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