Below is a summary for the GRIN2A gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
What is GRIN2A-related disorder?
GRIN2A-related disorder happens when there are changes in the GRIN2A gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The GRIN2A gene plays an important role in brain cell communication, learning, and memory.
Because the GRIN2A gene is important for the brain, some people may have:
- Intellectual disability
- Speech and language difficulties
- Autistic features
- Low muscle tone
- Movement issues
Do people who have GRIN2A-related disorder look different?
People who have GRIN2A-related disorder do not look different.
How many people have GRIN2A-related disorder?
As of 2022, about 138 people in the world with GRIN2A-related disorder have been identified clinically.
Research Article Summaries