Marfan syndrome

Julie De Backer, Maurice Godfrey

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Marfan syndrome is an autosomal, dominant, heritable disorder of connective tissue characterized by defects in the skeletal, ocular, and cardiovascular systems. Marfan syndrome is caused by mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin-1 ....

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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De Backer, J., & Godfrey, M. (2007). Marfan syndrome. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-6). Elsevier Inc..