EDNRB

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EDNRB

A gene on chromosome 13q22 that encodes endothelin-B receptor, a member of the endothelin receptor group of G-protein-coupled
receptors, located primarily in the vascular endothelial cells where they play a role in vasoconstriction, vasodilation, bronchoconstriction and cell proliferation.

Molecular pathology
EDNRB mutations cause Hirschsprung disease type 2.
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First, DNA fragments from amplification with primers specific for loci ETRA, ETRB, ETRC, ETRD, MIRU2, MIRU20, MIRU23, MIRU24, MIRU26, Mtub21, Mtub29, Mtub30, Mtub34, and Qub11b were separated by using standard 2% agarose gel electrophoresis.
([dagger]) VNTR 0577, 2461, 4156, 1895 correspond to ETRC, ETRB, QUB 4156 and 1895, respectively (23,24).