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contactin associated protein-like 2



Gene Symbol test CNTNAP2
Gene Name contactin associated protein-like 2
Entrez GeneID 26047
UniProt ID Q9UHC6.1
Chromosomal Location 7q35-q36
Alternate Names CDFE; NRXN4; CASPR2; DKFZp781D1846
Function This gene encodes a member of the neurexin family which functions in the vertebrate nervous system as cell adhesion molecules and receptors. This protein is loc alized at the juxtaparanodes of myelinated axons and associated with potassium c hannels.

Relevance to autism

Support for autism Replication of genetic association
Genetic Category Genetic Association / Rare single gene mutation
Number of studies 4
Number of positive association studies 3
Number of negative association studies 0


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