What is Achondroplasia?

The protein encoded by the FGFR3 gene usually receives and transmits signals that stimulate cell maturation. Mutations in this gene cause a dysfunctional protein to be produced that causes a disruption to growth, known as achondroplasia or dwarfism.

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