Below is a summary for the GIGYF1 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice. Click HERE for the full gene guide, which includes more information, such as chance of having another child with this condition, or specialists to consider for people with this condition.
What is GIGYF1 -related syndrome?
GIGYF1 is so new in autism, we don’t have specific information on what medical issues you might expect now and in the near future.
We can tell you that GIGYF1 plays an important role in brain development and is associated with autism. The gene is also likely associated with language and learning.
Symptoms of GIGYF1 -related syndrome are not yet known.
Do people who have GIGYF1 -related syndrome look different?
We do not yet know if people who have de novo changes in the GIGYF1 gene look consistently different from others.
Research Article Summaries