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    Picture of a kid with blue sclera and fractrues of the long bones. asked what defective protein was the cause: a gene coding for procollagen, a gene coding for fibrillin, a gene coding for dystrophin.

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    Classic.

    This is a typical Osteogenesis Imperfecta question. this is a defect of type I collagen (procollagen). Other clinical for OI is pathologic fractures(try not confuse with child abuse) and deafness (Goljian).
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