RAB23

RAB23

A gene on chromosome 6p11 that encodes a member of the Rab subfamily of Ras-related small GTPases, which may mediate signal transduction and intracellular protein trafficking.
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Carpenter syndrome manifests polysyndactyly and craniosynostosis with mental retardation and has recently been shown to be caused by mutations in the RAB23 gene (15).
RAB23 mutations in Carpenter syndrome imply an unexpected role for hedgehog signaling in cranial-suture development and obesity.