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Marfan syndrome

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Mutations in the FBN1 or fibrillin gene on chromosome 15 cause a genetic disorder called Marfan syndrome. The misshapen protein from the mutated gene weakens the tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues in the body.
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tendons ligaments,chromosome 15,connective tissues,syndrome marfan,genetic disorder,marfan syndrome,mutations,protein
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