Below is a summary for the TAOK1 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice.
The online Gene Guide includes more information about TAOK1 such as the chance of having another child with this condition, behavior and development concerns linked to TAOK1 -related syndrome or specialists to consider for people with this condition. Share this resource with family members or your clinical providers.
What is TAOK1 -related Syndrome?
TAOK1 -related syndrome happens when there are changes to the TAOK1 gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The TAOK1 gene plays a key role in brain development.
Because the TAOK1 gene is important in the development and function of brain cells, many people who have TAOK1 -related syndrome have:
- Developmental delay
- Speech and language delay
- Low muscle tone
- Motor delays
- Intellectual disability
Research Article Summaries