Molekulargenetisches Labor
Zentrum für Nephrologie und Stoffwechsel

Lecithin-Retinol-Acyltransferase

Das LRAT-Gen kodiert ein Enzym des Retinol-Stoffwechsels. Mutationen verursachen Lebersche kongenitale Amaurose Typ 14.

Gentests:

Klinisch Untersuchungsmethoden Familienuntersuchung
Bearbeitungszeit 5 Tage
Probentyp genomische DNS
Forschung Untersuchungsmethoden Direkte Sequenzierung der proteinkodierenden Bereiche eines Gens
Bearbeitungszeit 25 Tage
Probentyp genomische DNS
Klinisch Untersuchungsmethoden Hochdurchsatz-Sequenzierung
Bearbeitungszeit 25 Tage
Probentyp genomische DNS

Verknüpfte Erkrankungen:

Lebersche kongenitale Amaurose 14
LRAT

Referenzen:

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Xue L et. al. (2004) A palmitoylation switch mechanism in the regulation of the visual cycle.

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Maeda T et. al. (2009) Loss of cone photoreceptors caused by chromophore depletion is partially prevented by the artificial chromophore pro-drug, 9-cis-retinyl acetate.

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den Hollander AI et. al. (2007) Identification of novel mutations in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis and juvenile RP by genome-wide homozygosity mapping with SNP microarrays.

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Ruiz A et. al. (1999) Molecular and biochemical characterization of lecithin retinol acyltransferase.

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Ruiz A et. al. (2001) Genomic organization and mutation analysis of the gene encoding lecithin retinol acyltransferase in human retinal pigment epithelium.

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Thompson DA et. al. (2001) Mutations in the gene encoding lecithin retinol acyltransferase are associated with early-onset severe retinal dystrophy.

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Sénéchal A et. al. (2006) Screening genes of the retinoid metabolism: novel LRAT mutation in leber congenital amaurosis.

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Update: 26. September 2018