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VPS33B

MIM.608552 15q26

Tuesday 8 January 2008

In yeast, the Vps proteins are involved in Golgi-to-lysosome trafficking. Mutations in class C Vps proteins, which includes Vps33, result in the most severe vacuolar protein sorting and morphology defects.

Pathology

- germline mutations in ARC syndrome (MIM.208085)

References

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