Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

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Oculodentodigital Dysplasia

Oculodentodigital dysplasia is a condition that affects many parts of the body, particularly the eyes (oculo-), teeth (dento-), and fingers (digital). The condition is caused by mutations in the GJA1 gene. Most cases are inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. Some cases are caused by a new mutation in the gene. A small number of cases follow an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. Management is multidisciplinary and based on specific symptoms. Early diagnosis is critical for prevention and treatment.
 

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The terms "Oculodentodigital Dysplasia" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Autosomal recessive GJA1 (Cx43) gene mutations cause oculodentodigital dysplasia by distinct mechanisms.
 

Author(s): Tao Huang, Qing Shao, Andrew MacDonald, Li Xin, Robert Lorentz, Donglin Bai, Dale W Laird

Journal: J. Cell. Sci.. 2013 Jul;126(Pt 13):2857-66.

 

Oculodentodigital dysplasia (ODDD) is mainly an autosomal dominant human disease caused by mutations in the GJA1 gene, which encodes the gap junction protein connexin43 (Cx43). Surprisingly, there have been two autosomal recessive mutations reported that cause ODDD: a single amino ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2013

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Structure and functional studies of N-terminal Cx43 mutants linked to oculodentodigital dysplasia.
 

Author(s): Qing Shao, Qin Liu, Robert Lorentz, Xiang-Qun Gong, Donglin Bai, Gary S Shaw, Dale W Laird

Journal: Mol. Biol. Cell. 2012 Sep;23(17):3312-21.

 

Mutations in the gene encoding connexin-43 (Cx43) cause the human development disorder known as oculodentodigital dysplasia (ODDD). In this study, ODDD-linked Cx43 N-terminal mutants formed nonfunctional gap junction-like plaques and exhibited dominant-negative effects on the coupling ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2012

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A novel GJA1 mutation in oculodentodigital dysplasia with progressive spastic paraplegia and sensory deficits.
 

Author(s): Natsumi Furuta, Masaki Ikeda, Kimitoshi Hirayanagi, Yukio Fujita, Makoto Amanuma, Koichi Okamoto

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2012 ;51(1):93-8.

 

Oculodentodigital dysplasia (ODDD) is a rare autosomal dominant inherited disorder mainly affecting the development of the face, eyes, dentition, limbs, hair and heart. GJA1 (the gap junction protein α-1) has been determined to be a causative gene of ODDD, mapped to chromosome 6q22-24 ...

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2012

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Blue vs Red Light During Levulan Based Photodynamic Therapy in Patients With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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