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On this page, you will find information about a genetic change that was identified in a UDN participant.
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A change in the NACC1 gene was identified in a male, age 20 months with seizures, cataracts, a small head size (microcephaly), and global developmental delay (read full description).
Jul 01, 2016
Nucleus accumbens associated 1
The NACC1 gene codes for a protein involved in transcriptional repression (Korutla et al., 2002).
A change in this gene was identified in a UDN participant and other individuals with similar symptoms (Schoch et al, 2017). Families affected by this condition have formed a Facebook group to connect with one another and share information.
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