Waardenburg types 1 and 3 syndrome gene

Waardenburg types 1 and 3 syndrome gene

(vahr'den-bŭrg),
mutations of the gene are responsible for Waardenburg types 1 and 3 syndromes; located at 2q35; gene encodes a DNA-binding protein that may regulate the expression of other genes; mutations cause neural crest-derived melanocyte deficiency.