Methyl-CpG binding protein 2

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Methyl-CpG binding protein 2 or MECP2 is a gene.[1]

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MECP2 is a methylation gene and MECP2 mutations are associated with Rett Syndrome, the main cause of intellectual disability in females, and with severe neonatal encephalopathy. MECP2 has a role in RNA binding and chromatin binding. MBA4 is a related gene.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "MECP2 - Methyl-CpG binding protein 2 - Gene card". Gene cards. Retrieved May 25, 2022.