The Dynamic Cell 1027 Rab 7 and the CMT 2 B disease

The CMT2B (Charcot–Marie–Tooth type 2B) disease is an autosomal dominant axonal neuropathy. Sensory loss, distal muscle weakness and wasting, frequent foot ulcers and amputations of the toes due to frequent infections characterize this neuropathy. Four missense mutations in the rab7 gene have been identified as causative of the disease. Rab7 is a small G… CONTINUE READING