TUBA4A

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TUBA4A

A gene on chromosome 2q35 that encodes an alpha tubulin, which combines with a beta tubulin to form microtubules, acting as a scaffold to determine cell shape and providing a matrix for cell organelle and vesicle movement via motor proteins.
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