Day 311 (16q22.3-16q23.3): gigaxonin


Day 311 has 49 protein-coding genes (browser view) including GAN (gigaxonin).

Gigaxonin is named for the syndrome caused when it is mutated – giant axon neuropathy. GAN controls the degradation of part of the skeleton of neurons, and defects cause them to become giant and malfunctional.

(Click here to see all 8212577 letters of Day 311 with GAN underlined.

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