Congenital Lipoid Adrenal Hyperplasia

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Congenital Lipoid Adrenal Hyperplasia

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The terms "Congenital Lipoid Adrenal Hyperplasia" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Novel heterozygous mutation in the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene in a 46,XY patient with congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia].
 

Author(s): María Sonia Baquedano, Gabriela Guercio, Roxana Marino, Esperanza Berensztein, Mariana Costanzo, Pablo Ramírez, Marcela Bailez, Elisa Vaiani, Mercedes Maceiras, Marco A Rivarola, Alicia Belgorosky

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2013 ;73(4):297-302.

 

StAR facilitates cholesterol entry into the mitochondria as part of the transduceosome complex. Recessive mutations in the gen STAR cause classic and nonclassic congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia. The aim of the study was to analyze the molecular consequences of a novel heterozygous ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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Identification of novel mutations in STAR gene in patients with lipoid congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a first report from India.
 

Author(s): Lakshmi Vasudevan, Rajesh Joshi, Dhanjit Kumar Das, Sudha Rao, Daksha Sanghavi, Shiny Babu, Parag M Tamhankar

Journal: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2013 ;5(2):121-4.

 

Lipoid congenital adrenal hyperplasia (LCAH), a rare disorder of steroid biosynthesis, is the most severe form of CAH. We report novel molecular findings of three unrelated infants with LCAH diagnosed at our center. A known missense mutation c.653C>T (p.A218V) and two novel mutations ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2013

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Prenatal diagnosis of congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia (CLAH) by molecular genetic testing in Korean siblings.
 

Author(s): Hyun Sun Ko, Seungok Lee, Hyojin Chae, Sae Kyung Choi, Myungshin Kim, In Yang Park, Byung Kyu Suh, Jong Chul Shin

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 2011 Nov;52(6):1035-8.

 

Congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia (CLAH) is caused by mutations to the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) gene associated with the inability to synthesize all adrenal and gonadal steroids. Inadequate treatment in an infant with this condition may result in sudden death ...

Last Updated: 26 Oct 2011

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The terms "Congenital Lipoid Adrenal Hyperplasia" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia: the human gene knockout for the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein.
 

Author(s): W L Miller

Journal: J. Mol. Endocrinol.. 1997 Dec;19(3):227-40.

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 1998

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