neurofibromatosis
Tumours of neuronal sheath; the most common genetic disease. Type 1 neurofibromatosis is associated with the the von Recklinghausen Neurofibromatosis locus that encodes the NF 1 protein, a GTPase activating protein which interacts with the ras proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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