Below is a summary for the NRXN2 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
What is NRXN2-related syndrome?
NRXN2-related syndrome most often happens when there are changes in the NRXN2 gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The NRXN2 gene plays an important role in brain cell function and in communication between brain cells.
Because the NRXN2 gene is important for the brain, some people may have:
- Language delay
Do people who have NRXN2-related syndrome look different?
People who have NRXN2-related syndrome do not look different.
How many people have NRXN2-related syndrome?
NRXN2-related syndrome is very rare, and the number of people who have it is unknown.
Research Article Summaries