TGFBR1

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TGFBR1

A gene on chromosome 9q22 that encodes a transmembrane kinase of the TGFB receptor subfamily of Ser/Thr protein kinases, which forms a heteromer with type-II TGF-beta receptors and binds TGF-beta. This receptor/ligand complex phosphorylates proteins which enter the nucleus and regulate transcription of cell proliferation-related genes.

Molecular pathology
TGFBR1 mutations are associated with Loeys-Deitz aortic aneurysm syndrome.