CTNS


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CTNS

A gene on chromosome 17p13 that encodes a 7-transmembrane domain protein, which transports cystine out of lysosomes driven by the H+ electrochemical gradient of the lysosomal membrane.

Molecular pathology
CTNS mutations cause nephropathic cystinosis, a lysosomal storage disease.
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