MVK


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MVK

A gene on chromosome 12q24 that encodes mevalonate kinase, which plays a regulatory role in cholesterol biosynthesis.

Molecular pathology
Defects in MVK cause mevalonic aciduria and hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D, and periodic fever syndrome.
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Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome develops as a result of mutations of the gene coding for the enzyme MVK, which plays a role in cholesterol and isoprenoid synthesis.
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