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Is there any research is being done on neurofibromatosis (nf)?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Yes

Research teams located the exact position of the NF1 gene on chromosome 17.
Product of NF1 gene is a large and complex protein called neurofibromin,which is primarily active in nervous cells as a regulator of cell division.Intensive efforts have let to the identification of the NF2 gene on chromosome 22. NF2 gene product is a tumor-suppressor protein called merlin.Ongoing research to discover genes

In brief: Yes

Research teams located the exact position of the NF1 gene on chromosome 17.
Product of NF1 gene is a large and complex protein called neurofibromin,which is primarily active in nervous cells as a regulator of cell division.Intensive efforts have let to the identification of the NF2 gene on chromosome 22. NF2 gene product is a tumor-suppressor protein called merlin.Ongoing research to discover genes
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery

In brief: A lot

I would visit: http://www.
Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis.Htm do you have type 1 or 2.

In brief: A lot

I would visit: http://www.
Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/neurofibromatosis/neurofibromatosis.Htm do you have type 1 or 2.
Dr. Chaim Colen
Dr. Chaim Colen
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