Delineation of a novel neuro-metabolic syndrome

Mutations in PIGB Cause an Inherited GPI Biosynthesis Defect with an Axonal Neuropathy and Metabolic Abnormality in Severe Cases

Neurodevelopmental defects are genetically very diverse, and novel corresponding disease genes continue to be discovered. A recent example is the association between PIGB inactivation and a congenital neuro-metabolic syndrome. The study, which partially built on analyses performed at CENTOGENE, was published in the August issue of American Journal of Human Genetics.