MYH8

MYH8

A gene on chromosome 17p13.1 that encodes a heavy chain of myosin and is thus involved in cytokinesis, cell shape and specialised functions—e.g., secretion and capping.

Molecular pathology
MYH8 mutation causes trismus-pseudocamptodactyly syndrome.
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3ISA were filtered for known pathogenic mutations from the ClinVar database [7,8] in nine genes (TPM2, MYBPC1, MYH3, TNNT3, TNNI2, PIEZO2, ECEL1, MYH8 and FBN2) that had previously been shown to be mutated in persons with DA (OMIM #108120).