FBN2

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FBN2

A gene on chromosome 5q23-q31 that encodes fibrillin 2, a member of the fibrillin family of glycoproteins, which is a component of connective tissue microfibrils and involved in elastic fibre assembly.

Molecular pathology
FBN2 mutations cause congenital contractural arachnodactyly.
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The expressions of the transcription factors Mox-1 and extracellular matrix protein fibrillin 2 were also inhibited (24).