CHRNG - Acetylcholine receptor subunit gamma - human protein (Medical)
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CHRNG »  Acetylcholine receptor subunit gamma
Gene name:  CHRNG
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Displayed isoform: Iso 1     



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Multiple pterygium syndrome, lethal type (LMPS) [MIM:253290]: Multiple pterygia are found infrequently in children with arthrogryposis and in fetuses with fetal akinesia syndrome. In lethal multiple pterygium syndrome there is intrauterine growth retardation, multiple pterygia, and flexion contractures causing severe arthrogryposis and fetal akinesia. Subcutaneous edema can be severe, causing fetal hydrops with cystic hygroma and lung hypoplasia. Oligohydramnios and facial anomalies are frequent. The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.  
  • UniProtKB
Multiple pterygium syndrome, Escobar variant (EVMPS) [MIM:265000]: Non-lethal form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. It is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by excessive webbing (pterygia), congenital contractures (arthrogryposis), and scoliosis. Variable other features include intrauterine death, congenital respiratory distress, short stature, faciocranial dysmorphism, ptosis, low-set ears, arachnodactyly and cryptorchism in males. Congenital contractures are common and may be caused by reduced fetal movements at sensitive times of development. Possible causes of decreased fetal mobility include space constraints such as oligohydramnion, drugs, metabolic conditions or neuromuscular disorders including myasthenia gravis. The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.  
  • UniProtKB
According to Orphanet, this protein is involved in the following diseases:
Autosomal recessive multiple pterygium syndrome  2990  
Lethal multiple pterygium syndrome  33108  
According to DrugBank, this protein binds/interacts with the following drug:
Galantamine  DB00674  


Disease mutation  definition   [KW-0225]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

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Organism-specific databases
CTD: 1146
MalaCards: CHRNG
MIM: 253290
MIM: 265000
PharmGKB: PA26499
Polymorphism and mutation databases
BioMuta: CHRNG
DMDM: 126302510
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