Mucopolysaccharidosis

Common Name(s)

Mucopolysaccharidosis

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Mucopolysaccharidosis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Inc.

The Canadian MPS Society is committed to providing support to families affected with MPS and related diseases, educating medical professionals and the general public about MPS and related diseases, and raising funds for research so that one day cures can be found for all types of MPS and related diseases.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of healthcare professionals, researchers and consumers preparing, maintaining, and disseminating high quality systematic reviews of randomised control trials. This review group focuses on genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis (CF), haemoglobinopathies, coagulopathies and inborn errors of metabolism.

Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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National Endowment for Alzheimer's Research

At NEAR, our mission is to investigate the underlying causes of Alzheimer's and to develop rapid clinical interventions both for Alzheimer's and other brain disorders. A secondary mission is to promote public awareness and education with respect to Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, and to encourage the involvement of individuals, businesses, foundations, and government in finding a cure.

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2012

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Pediatric Brain Foundation

Pediatric Brain Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: 1. Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for ALL of the more than 14 million children, in the U.S. alone, living with some form of neurological disorder 2. Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology 3. Educate the public and public officials on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological research

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Inc.

The Canadian MPS Society is committed to providing support to families affected with MPS and related diseases, educating medical professionals and the general public about MPS and related diseases, and raising funds for research so that one day cures can be found for all types of MPS and related diseases.

http://www.mpssociety.ca

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of healthcare professionals, researchers and consumers preparing, maintaining, and disseminating high quality systematic reviews of randomised control trials. This review group focuses on genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis (CF), haemoglobinopathies, coagulopathies and inborn errors of metabolism.

http://cfgd.cochrane.org

Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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National Endowment for Alzheimer's Research

At NEAR, our mission is to investigate the underlying causes of Alzheimer's and to develop rapid clinical interventions both for Alzheimer's and other brain disorders. A secondary mission is to promote public awareness and education with respect to Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, and to encourage the involvement of individuals, businesses, foundations, and government in finding a cure.

http://www.memorymatters.org

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2012

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Pediatric Brain Foundation

Pediatric Brain Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: 1. Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for ALL of the more than 14 million children, in the U.S. alone, living with some form of neurological disorder 2. Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology 3. Educate the public and public officials on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological research

http://www.pediatricbrainfoundation.org

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Mucopolysaccharidosis" returned 342 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Factors influencing transfection efficiency of pIDUA/nanoemulsion complexes in a mucopolysaccharidosis type I murine model.
 

Author(s): Michelle Fraga, Talita Giacomet de Carvalho, Juliana Bidone, Roselena Silvestri Schuh, Ursula Matte, Helder Ferreira Teixeira

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Mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I) is an autosomal disease caused by alpha-l-iduronidase (IDUA) deficiency. This study used IDUA knockout mice as a model to evaluate whether parameters such as dose of plasmid and time of treatment could influence the transfection efficiency of complexes ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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The Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Arterial Stiffness of Pediatric Mucopolysaccharidosis Patients Are Increased Compared to Both Pediatric and Adult Controls.
 

Author(s): Raymond Y Wang, Kyle D Rudser, Donald R Dengel, Elizabeth A Braunlin, Julia Steinberger, David R Jacobs, Alan R Sinaiko, Aaron S Kelly

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Treatments for mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) have increased longevity, but cardiovascular disease causes mortality in a significant percentage of survivors. Markers must be developed to predict MPS cardiac risk and monitor efficacy of investigational therapies.MPS patients underwent ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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Aortic Root Dilatation in Mucopolysaccharidosis I-VII.
 

Author(s): Meena Bolourchi, Pierangelo Renella, Raymond Y Wang

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The prevalence of aortic root dilatation (ARD) in mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is not well documented. We investigated aortic root measurements in 34 MPS patients at the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). The diagnosis, treatment status, age, gender, height, weight and aortic ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Mucopolysaccharidosis" returned 26 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Mucopolysaccharidosis: clinical features, diagnosis and management].
 

Author(s): Jorge Luis Suarez-Guerrero, Pedro José Iván Gómez Higuera, Juan Sebastian Arias Flórez, Gustavo Adolfo Contreras-García

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. ;87(4):295-304.

 

The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are a group of rare (orphan) diseases, characterised by a deficiency of enzymes involved in the metabolism of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) at lysosomal level. When there is a deficiency of a particular enzyme there is an accumulation of GAGs in the cells ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2016

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[Morquio disease (Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV-A): clinical aspects, diagnosis and new treatment with enzyme replacement therapy].
 

Author(s): Juan Politei, Andrea B Schenone, Norberto Guelbert, Alejandro Fainboim, Marina Szlago

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2015 Aug;113(4):359-64.

 

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV-A (Morquio A disease) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease caused by mutations in the gene encoding the N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase, that results in impaired catabolism of two glycosaminoglycans, chondroitin-6-sulfate and ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2015

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[Efficacy and safety of idursulfase therapy in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II with and without comparison to placebo: systematic review and meta-analysis].
 

Author(s): Taciane Alegra, Dauana Pitano Eizerik, Caio César Silva de Cerqueira, Tiago V Pereira, Alícia Dorneles Dornelles, Ida Vanessa Doederlein Schwartz

Journal: Cad Saude Publica. 2013 Nov;29 Suppl 1():S45-58.

 

Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II) is a genetic disease of broad clinical spectrum, characterized by a deficiency of the enzyme iduronate2-sulfatase. The aim of this study was to assess whether enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) with idursulfase (IDS) for MPS II is effective and ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Study of JR-141 in Patients With Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mucopolysaccharidosis II

 

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2017

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Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I)

 

Last Updated: 7 Jun 2017

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