NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mutations in the SCYL1 gene can contribute to a rare inherited hepatocerebellar ataxia-neuropathy condition characterized by movement and gait problems, recurrent bouts of liver failure, tremors, delayed motor skill development, and other symptoms, a new study suggests.

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