TYMP

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TYMP

A gene on chromosome 22q13.33 that encodes thymidine phosphorylase, which specifically acts on endothelial cells and promotes angiogenesis.

Molecular pathology
Defects in TYMP cause mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy.
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