Encyclopedia of Cancer

2011 Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-16483-5_2164


Faciogenital dysplasia 1 was the first identified gene product responsible for this disease. It functions as an activator for the small GTPase Cdc42, which in turn serves to activate N-WASp and other actin-related events.


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