Day 295 (15q15.1-15q21.2): fibrillin, associated with Marfan’s syndrome

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Day 295 has 81 protein-coding genes (browser view) including FBN1 (fibrillin 1).

Fibrillin forms connective structures outside the cell, forming the scaffold for elastin (Day 153 (7q11.21-7q11.23): elastin, a springy protein). Mutations cause Marfan Syndrome.

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