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Stargardt disease

Stargardt macular dystrophies
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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Stargardt disease" returned 4 free, full-text review articles. First few results:
Stargardt Disease.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019

Stargardt disease (STGD) is one of the most common macular dystrophies in young adults. It progresses slowly. Its prevalence is about 1:8000-10,000. Age of onset is a surrogate marker: The earlier the onset, the more severe the disease course. Onset usually occurs in childhood or ...

Vitamin A in Stargardt disease-an evidence-based update.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019

High intake of vitamin A is suspected to be a risk factor for the progression of Stargardt disease (STGD1) and many health authorities recommend Stargardt patients not to use oral vitamin A supplements outside that provided naturally in the food. The present study provides the first ...

Novel therapeutics for Stargardt disease.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019

Stargardt disease, an inherited macular dystrophy caused by mutations in the ABCA4 gene encoding a retinal transporter protein, is the most prevalent form of macular degeneration in children. Patients with Stargardt disease develop severe vision loss within their first or second decades ...

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Late-Onset Stargardt Disease Due to Mild, Deep-Intronic ABCA4 Alleles.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2020

To investigate the role of two deep-intronic ABCA4 variants, that showed a mild splice defect in vitro and can occur on the same allele as the low penetrant c.5603A>T, in Stargardt disease (STGD1).

The CFTR Corrector, VX-809 (Lumacaftor), Rescues ABCA4 Trafficking Mutants: a Potential Treatment for Stargardt Disease.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2020

Mutations in ABCA4 cause Stargardt macular degeneration, which invariably ends in legal blindness. We studied two common mutants, A1038V (in NBD1) and G1961E (in NBD2), with the purpose of exploring how they interact with the cell's quality control mechanism. The study was designed ...

Antisense Oligonucleotide Screening to Optimize the Rescue of the Splicing Defect Caused by the Recurrent Deep-Intronic Variant c.4539+2001G>A in Stargardt Disease.
Last Updated: Dec 25, 2019

Deep-sequencing of the locus has revealed that ~10% of autosomal recessive Stargardt disease (STGD1) cases are caused by deep-intronic mutations. One of the most recurrent deep-intronic variants in the Belgian and Dutch STGD1 population is the c.4539+2001G>A mutation. This variant ...

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