The TREH gene encodes an enzyme that cleaves trehalose, a disaccharide formed in fungi. Mutations cause autosomal dominant trehalase deficiency that is characterized by gastrointestinal symptoms after the ingestion of young mushrooms.
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Update: Sept. 26, 2018