WNK1 (WNK lysine deficient protein kinase 1)
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Lafreniere RG, MacDonald ML, Dube MP et al. Identification of a novel gene (HSN2) causing hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type II through the Study of Canadian Genetic Isolates. Am J Hum Genet 2004; 74:1064-73.
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WNT5B (Wingless-type MMTV integration site family, member 5B)
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