Gene - PART B: hereditary multiple exostoses: they prevent...

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PART A: Gene: ext1 Product: Extosin1 Function: modifies newly produced enzymes, and other proteins by binding to exotisin-2 which forms a complex that modifies heparan sulfate ( complex of sugar molecules) involved in regulating a variety of body processes including blood clotting and formation of blood vessels. It also has a role of mestasising cancer cells
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Unformatted text preview: PART B: hereditary multiple exostoses: they prevent any functional exostosin-1 protein from being made. When you lose exostosin-1, protein function prevents it from forming a complex with the exostosin-2 protein and adding heparan sulfate to proteins. It is unclear how this impairment leads to the signs and symptoms of hereditary multiple exostoses....
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