BLM

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BLM

A gene on chromosome 15q26.1 that encodes a DExH box-containing DNA helicase with both DNA-stimulated ATPase and ATP-dependent DNA helicase activities, which is thought to suppress inappropriate recombination events.
 
Molecular pathology
BLM mutations cause Bloom syndrome.