CLIP2A gene on chromosome 7q11.23 that encodes a member of the cytoplasmic linker protein family, which are thought to mediate the interaction between specific membranous organelles and microtubules. CLIP2 associates with microtubules and an organelle (the dendritic lamellar body).
CLIP2 is hemizygously deleted in Williams syndrome, a multisystem developmental disorder caused by the deletion of contiguous genes at 7q11.23.
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