Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
ATP7AA gene on chromosome Xq21.1 that encodes a transmembrane protein that functions in copper transport across membranes, localising to the trans-Golgi network.
ATP7A mutations cause Menkes disease, occipital horn syndrome and X-linked cutis laxa.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.