NEFH

NEFH

A gene on chromosome 22q12.2 that encodes the heavy neurofilament protein that comprises the axoskeleton, functionally maintains neuronal caliber, and may play a role in intracellular transport to axons and dendrites; it is commonly used as a biomarker of neuronal damage.

Molecular pathology
NEFH mutations have been associated with increased susceptibility to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig disease).
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Addressing the Annual CSR awards ceremony organised by NEFH, he expressed gratitude to NBP President Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf and CSR Division head Iqbal Qasim for their cooperation in social welfare works, said a NBP press release issued here on Sunday.
NEFH Secretary Naeem Qureshi, Australia's High Commissioner and South Korea's envoy also spoke and threw light on the activities of CSR.