160 kb deletion in ISPD unmasking a recessive mutation in a patient with Walker-Warburg syndrome.
Essen, Germany. In Eur J Med Genet, 10 Nov 2013
The disease family of muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy (MDDG) contains a spectrum of severe to mild disorders, designated as MDDG type A to C. WWS, as the most severe manifestation, corresponds to MDDG type A. Defects in the genes POMT1, POMT2, POMGNT1, FKTN, FKRP, LARGE, GTDC2, G3GALNT2, GMPPB, B3GNT1, TMEM5 and COL4A1 and ISPD have been described as causal for several types of MDDG including WWS, but can only be confirmed in about 60-70% of the clinically diagnosed individuals.
Extracellular matrix of adipogenically differentiated mesenchymal stem cells reveals a network of collagen filaments, mostly interwoven by hexagonal structural units.
Berlin, Germany. In Matrix Biol, Aug 2013
Regarding molecular machinery of adipogenic ECM, the bioinformatics analysis revealed the upregulated expression of COL4A1, ITGA7, ITGA7, SDC2, ICAM3, ADAMTS9, TIMP4, GPC1, GPC4 and downregulated expression of COL14A1, ADAMTS5, TIMP2, TIMP3, BGN, LAMA3, ITGA2, ITGA4, ITGB1, ITGB8, CLDN11.
Molecular basis of young ischemic stroke.
Milano, Italy. In Curr Med Chem, Dec 2012
This article reviews the existing literature on the most investigated monogenic disorders (CADASIL, Fabry disease, MELAS, RVCL, COL4A1, Marfan and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes) causing stroke in young and a number of candidate genes associated with stroke occurring in patients younger than 50 years.
Hereditary cerebral small vessel diseases: a review.
Siena, Italy. In J Neurol Sci, Dec 2012
Clinical features and diagnostic clues of these conditions, [cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CARASIL), COL4A1-related cerebral small vessel diseases, autosomal dominant retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukodystrophy (AD-RVLC), and Fabry's disease] are here reviewed.
Childhood presentation of COL4A1 mutations.
Bristol, United Kingdom. In Dev Med Child Neurol, Jun 2012
OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical and radiological features of four new families with a childhood presentation of COL4A1 mutation.
Stroke-related translational research.
Boston, United States. In Arch Neurol, 2011
Herein, we highlight genome-wide association studies and genetic studies of cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, COL4A1 mutations, and cerebral cavernous malformations; advances in molecular biology and biomarkers; newer brain imaging research; and recovery from stroke emphasizing cell-based and other rehabilitative modalities.
Role of COL4A1 in small-vessel disease and hemorrhagic stroke.
Bar Harbor, United States. In N Engl J Med, 2006
Identified a COL4A1 mutation in a human family with small-vessel disease. Mutation of COL4A1 may cause a spectrum of cerebrovascular phenotypes and that persons with COL4A1 mutations may be predisposed to hemorrhage.