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Ceroid-lipofuscinosis, neuronal 8

This gene encodes a transmembrane protein belonging to a family of proteins containing TLC domains, which are postulated to function in lipid synthesis, transport, or sensing. The protein localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), and may recycle between the ER and ER-Golgi intermediate compartment. Mutations in this gene are associated with progressive epilepsy with mental retardation (EMPR), which is a subtype of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL). Patients with mutations in this gene have altered levels of sphingolipid and phospholipids in the brain. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from NCBI)
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Papers on CLN8
Cortical excitability changes distinguish the motor neuron disease phenotypes from hereditary spastic paraplegia.
Vucic et al., Sydney, Australia. In Eur J Neurol, 31 May 2015
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cortical hyperexcitability has been identified as an important pathogenic mechanism in motor neuron disease (MND).
Combined effect of microRNA, nutraceuticals and drug on pancreatic cancer cell lines.
Bamezai et al., India. In Chem Biol Interact, 01 May 2015
AIM: We proposed to investigate the combination effect of microRNA, nutraceuticals and Drug (MND), in two pancreatic cancer cell lines to assess the therapeutic potential.
Intraosseous Delivery of Lentiviral Vectors Targeting Factor VIII Expression in Platelets Corrects Murine Hemophilia A.
Miao et al., Seattle, United States. In Mol Ther, 30 Apr 2015
We utilized IO delivery of LVs encoding a GFP or factor VIII (FVIII) transgene directed by ubiquitous promoters (a MND or EF-1α-short element; M-GFP-LV, E-F8-LV) or a platelet-specific, glycoprotein-1bα promoter (G-GFP-LV, G-F8-LV).
Cortical neurons are a prominent source of the proinflammatory cytokine osteopontin in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.
Brown et al., Baltimore, United States. In J Neurovirol, 30 Apr 2015
Uninfected normal controls, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), HIV+ asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment (ANI), and HIV+ mild neurocognitive disorder (MND)/HIV-associated dementia (HAD) groups were included.
MRI signatures of the frontotemporal lobar degeneration continuum.
Filippi et al., In Hum Brain Mapp, 28 Apr 2015
METHODS: T1-weighted and DT MRI were collected from 121 subjects: 35 motor neuron disease (MND), 14 behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia, 12 semantic and 11 nonfluent primary progressive aphasia, 21 progressive supranuclear palsy syndrome patients, and 28 healthy controls.
Unwinding the role of senataxin in neurodegeneration.
La Spada et al., San Diego, United States. In Discov Med, Feb 2015
Senataxin also joins a group of important proteins responsible for maintaining RNA transcriptome homeostasis, including FUS, TDP-43, and SMN that can all cause familial forms of motor neuron disease (MND).
Cerebrospinal fluid proteomics and protein biomarkers in frontotemporal lobar degeneration: Current status and future perspectives.
Otto et al., Ulm, Germany. In Biochim Biophys Acta, Jan 2015
UNASSIGNED: Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) comprises a spectrum of rare neurodegenerative diseases with an estimated prevalence of 15-22 cases per 100,000 persons including the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA), semantic dementia (SD), FTD with motor neuron disease (FTD-MND), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and corticobasal syndrome (CBS).
Novel rare missense variations and risk of autism spectrum disorder: whole-exome sequencing in two families with affected siblings and a two-stage follow-up study in a Japanese population.
Someya et al., Niigata, Japan. In Plos One, Dec 2014
Among these variations, CLN8 R24H was inherited in one family by three affected siblings from an affected father and thus co-segregated with ASD.
[Experimental approach to the gene therapy of motor neuron disease with the use of genes hypoxia-inducible factors].
Illarioshkin et al., In Genetika, May 2014
Motor neuron disease (MND), or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a progressive loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord and the brain.
Advances in motor neurone disease.
Turner et al., Oxford, United Kingdom. In J R Soc Med, 2014
Motor neurone disease (MND), the commonest clinical presentation of which is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is regarded as the most devastating of adult-onset neurodegenerative disorders.
The neuropathology of sport.
Stein et al., Boston, United States. In Acta Neuropathol, 2014
CTE often occurs as a sole diagnosis, but may be associated with other neurodegenerative disorders, including motor neuron disease (CTE-MND).
Brain inflammation is a common feature of HIV-infected patients without HIV encephalitis or productive brain infection.
Fischer et al., Philadelphia, United States. In Curr Hiv Res, 2013
The most severe of these, HIV-associated dementia (HIV-D), has decreased in incidence since the introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), while an increase in the less severe, minor neurocognitive disorder (MND), is now seen.
The intriguing case of motor neuron disease: ALS and SMA come closer.
Carrì et al., Leuven, Belgium. In Biochem Soc Trans, 2013
More and more genetic factors associated with MND encode proteins that have a function in RNA metabolism, suggesting that disturbed RNA metabolism could be a common underlying problem in several, perhaps all, forms of MND.
Galactolipid deficiency in the early pathogenesis of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis model Cln8mnd : implications to delayed myelination and oligodendrocyte maturation.
Kopra et al., Helsinki, Finland. In Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol, 2012
The amount of myelin was reduced in 1-month-old Cln8(mnd) mice, but reached normal levels by 5 months of age. The level of Cln8 gene expression followed the developmental pattern of myelin formation and was high in primary oligodendrocytes.
Increased [³H]D-aspartate release and changes in glutamate receptor expression in the hippocampus of the mnd mouse.
Bonanno et al., Milano, Italy. In J Neurosci Res, 2012
This study demonistrated that the changes in glutamate receptor expression in the hippocampus of the mnd mouse.
Genome-wide association study of N370S homozygous Gaucher disease reveals the candidacy of CLN8 gene as a genetic modifier contributing to extreme phenotypic variation.
Mistry et al., New Haven, United States. In Am J Hematol, 2012
CLN8 is a candidate modifier gene for GD1. Increased expression may protect against severe GD1.It may function as a protective sphingolipid sensor and/or in glycosphingolipid trafficking.
Deficient mitochondrial Ca(2+) buffering in the Cln8(mnd) mouse model of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
Khiroug et al., Helsinki, Finland. In Cell Calcium, 2011
Mutations in mouse CLN8 gene show marked deficiency of mitochondrial Ca2+ clearance in Cln8mnd neurons, and the heightened vulnerability of these neurons to excitotoxic effects of glutamate.
RNA dysregulation in diseases of motor neurons.
Mourelatos et al., Philadelphia, United States. In Annu Rev Pathol, 2011
In children, inherited spinal muscular atrophies are the predominant diseases that affect motor neurons, whereas in adults, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is inherited but mostly sporadic, is the most common MND.
Novel CLN8 mutations confirm the clinical and ethnic diversity of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
Steinfeld et al., Göttingen, Germany. In Clin Genet, 2010
a novel, large CLN8 gene deletion c.544-2566_590del2613 in a Turkish family with a slightly more severe phenotype of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinose was described.
The neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses in human EPMR and mnd mutant mice are associated with mutations in CLN8.
Lehesjoki et al., Helsinki, Finland. In Nat Genet, 1999
It displays 82% nucleotide identity with CLN8, conservation of the codon harbouring the human mutation and is localized to the same region as the motor neuron degeneration mouse, mnd, a naturally occurring mouse NCL (ref.
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