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fibroblast growth factor receptor gene


Definition: mutation of the gene responsible for Crouzon syndrome; located at 10q25–26; gene encoded protein is a member of the tyrosine kinase receptor superfamily with high affinity for peptides in signal transduction for mitogenesis, cellular differentiation, and embryogenesis.

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