NLGN4X

(redirected from neuroligin-4, X-linked)

NLGN4X

A gene on chromosome Xp22.33 that encodes neuroligin 4, a putative neuronal cell surface protein involved in cell–cell interactions.
 
Molecular pathology
Defects of NLGN4X have been linked to an increased susceptibility to Asperger syndrome (X-linked type 2) and to autism (X-linked type 2).