HSPB8

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HSPB8

A gene on chromosome 12q24.23 that encodes a member of the (small) heat shock protein 20 family that displays temperature-dependent chaperone activity.

Molecular pathology
Defects of HSPB8 cause Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2L and distal hereditary motor neuronopathy type 2A.