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Mutations in the FBN1 or fibrillin gene on chromosome 15 cause a genetic disorder called Marfan syndrome. The misshapen protein from the mutated gene weakens the tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues in the body.

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      NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,genetic disorder,mutations,biological elements,Life Science,chromosome 15,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034527615T,tendons ligaments,Chemistry,2d animation,connective tissues,protein

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