DNA hypermethylation of extracellular matrix-related genes in human periodontal fibroblasts induced by stimulation for a prolonged period with lipopolysaccharide derived from Porphyromonas gingivalis.
Tōbetsu, Japan. In J Periodontal Res, 09 Dec 2015
Among these genes, hypermethylation of nine ECM-related genes, FANK1, COL4A1-A2, 12A1 and 15A1, LAMA5 and B1, MMP25, POMT1 and EMILIN3, induced a significantly downregulated expression of their mRNA.
Genetic factors involves in intracranial aneurysms--actualities.
Oradea, Romania. In J Med Life, Jul 2015
ABBREVIATIONS: DNA = deoxyribonucleic acid, FIA = familial Intracranial Aneurysm, GWAS = genome-wide association studies, IL-6 = interleukin-6, ISUIA = International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms, IA = Intracranial aneurysm, mRNA = Messager ribonucleic acid, SNPs = single-nucleotide polymorphisms, SMCs = smooth muscle cells, sIAs = sporadic IAs, SAH = subarachnoid hemorrhage, TNF-α = tumor necrosis factor-alpha, COL4A1 = type IV collagen alpha-1.
Expression profiles of pivotal microRNAs and targets in thyroid papillary carcinoma: an analysis of The Cancer Genome Atlas.
Changchun, China. In Onco Targets Ther, 2014
The genes CCNE2 (also known as cyclin E2), E2F1, RARA, CCND1 (cyclin D1), RUNX1, ITGA2, MET, CDKN1A (p21), and COL4A1 were overexpressed, and AXIN2, TRAF6, BCL2, RARB, HSP90B1, FGF7, and PDGFRA were downregulated.
Childhood presentation of COL4A1 mutations.
Bristol, United Kingdom. In Dev Med Child Neurol, 2012
COL4A1 mutations can present in children with infantile hemiplegia/quadriplegia, stroke or epilepsy, and a motor disorder.
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.