neurofibromatosis type 2 gene

neurofibromatosis type 2 gene (NF2),

a mutation of the gene responsible for neurofibrosis 2; located at 22q12; gene encodes merlin, a protein that functions as a tumor suppressor.
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Mutational spectrum in the neurofibromatosis type 2 gene in sporadic and familial schwannomas.
The neurofibromatosis type 2 gene is inactivated in schwannomas.