A syndrome characterized by multiple abnormalities, MENTAL RETARDATION, and movement disorders. Present usually are skull and other abnormalities, frequent infantile spasms (SPASMS, INFANTILE); easily provoked and prolonged paroxysms of laughter (hence "happy"); jerky puppetlike movements (hence "puppet"); continuous tongue protrusion; motor retardation; ATAXIA; MUSCLE HYPOTONIA; and a peculiar facies. It is associated with maternal deletions of chromosome 15q11-13 and other genetic abnormalities. (From Am J Med Genet 1998 Dec 4;80(4):385-90; Hum Mol Genet 1999 Jan;8(1):129-35)
An autosomal dominant disorder caused by deletion of the proximal long arm of the paternal chromosome 15 (15q11-q13) or by inheritance of both of the pair of chromosomes 15 from the mother (UNIPARENTAL DISOMY) which are imprinted (GENETIC IMPRINTING) and hence silenced. Clinical manifestations include MENTAL RETARDATION; MUSCULAR HYPOTONIA; HYPERPHAGIA; OBESITY; short stature; HYPOGONADISM; STRABISMUS; and HYPERSOMNOLENCE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p229)
A specific pair of GROUP D CHROMOSOMES of the human chromosome classification.
The protein components that constitute the common core of small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles. These proteins are commonly referred as Sm nuclear antigens due to their antigenic nature.
The variable phenotypic expression of a GENE depending on whether it is of paternal or maternal origin, which is a function of the DNA METHYLATION pattern. Imprinted regions are observed to be more methylated and less transcriptionally active. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
A characteristic symptom complex.
A diverse class of enzymes that interact with UBIQUITIN-CONJUGATING ENZYMES and ubiquitination-specific protein substrates. Each member of this enzyme group has its own distinct specificity for a substrate and ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme. Ubiquitin-protein ligases exist as both monomeric proteins multiprotein complexes.
The presence in a cell of two paired chromosomes from the same parent, with no chromosome of that pair from the other parent. This chromosome composition stems from non-disjunction (NONDISJUNCTION, GENETIC) events during MEIOSIS. The disomy may be composed of both homologous chromosomes from one parent (heterodisomy) or a duplicate of one chromosome (isodisomy).
An involuntary expression of merriment and pleasure; it includes the patterned motor responses as well as the inarticulate vocalization.
Highly conserved nuclear RNA-protein complexes that function in RNA processing in the nucleus, including pre-mRNA splicing and pre-mRNA 3'-end processing in the nucleoplasm, and pre-rRNA processing in the nucleolus (see RIBONUCLEOPROTEINS, SMALL NUCLEOLAR).
A syndrome of multiple defects characterized primarily by umbilical hernia (HERNIA, UMBILICAL); MACROGLOSSIA; and GIGANTISM; and secondarily by visceromegaly; HYPOGLYCEMIA; and ear abnormalities.
Actual loss of portion of a chromosome.
Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28)
A congenital abnormality in which the CEREBRUM is underdeveloped, the fontanels close prematurely, and, as a result, the head is small. (Desk Reference for Neuroscience, 2nd ed.)
An aberration in which a chromosomal segment is deleted and reinserted in the same place but turned 180 degrees from its original orientation, so that the gene sequence for the segment is reversed with respect to that of the rest of the chromosome.
Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor.
A type of IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION in which target sequences are stained with fluorescent dye so their location and size can be determined using fluorescence microscopy. This staining is sufficiently distinct that the hybridization signal can be seen both in metaphase spreads and in interphase nuclei.
A type of chromosomal aberration involving DNA BREAKS. Chromosome breakage can result in CHROMOSOMAL TRANSLOCATION; CHROMOSOME INVERSION; or SEQUENCE DELETION.
The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.
Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements. This condition may affect the limbs, trunk, eyes, pharynx, larynx, and other structures. Ataxia may result from impaired sensory or motor function. Sensory ataxia may result from posterior column injury or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES. Motor ataxia may be associated with CEREBELLAR DISEASES; CEREBRAL CORTEX diseases; THALAMIC DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; injury to the RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions.
Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.
Staining of bands, or chromosome segments, allowing the precise identification of individual chromosomes or parts of chromosomes. Applications include the determination of chromosome rearrangements in malformation syndromes and cancer, the chemistry of chromosome segments, chromosome changes during evolution, and, in conjunction with cell hybridization studies, chromosome mapping.
Endogenous tissue constituents that have the ability to interact with AUTOANTIBODIES and cause an immune response.
A DNA-binding protein that interacts with methylated CPG ISLANDS. It plays a role in repressing GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION and is frequently mutated in RETT SYNDROME.
Male parents, human or animal.
A phenotypically recognizable genetic trait which can be used to identify a genetic locus, a linkage group, or a recombination event.

In vivo nuclease hypersensitivity studies reveal multiple sites of parental origin-dependent differential chromatin conformation in the 150 kb SNRPN transcription unit. (1/228)

Human chromosome region 15q11-q13 contains a cluster of oppositely imprinted genes. Loss of the paternal or the maternal alleles by deletion of the region or by uniparental disomy 15 results in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) or Angelman syndrome (AS), respectively. Hence, the two phenotypically distinct neurodevelopmental disorders are caused by the lack of products of imprinted genes. Subsets of PWS and AS patients exhibit 'imprinting mutations', such as small microdeletions within the 5' region of the small nuclear ribonucleoprotein polypeptide N ( SNRPN ) transcription unit which affect the transcriptional activity and methylation status of distant imprinted genes throughout 15q11-q13 in cis. To elucidate the mechanism of these long-range effects, we have analyzed the chromatin structure of the 150 kb SNRPN transcription unit for DNase I- and Msp I-hypersensitive sites. By using an in vivo approach on lymphoblastoid cell lines from PWS and AS individuals, we discovered that the SNRPN exon 1 is flanked by prominent hypersensitive sites on the paternal allele, but is completely inaccessible to nucleases on the maternal allele. In contrast, we identified several regions of increased nuclease hypersensitivity on the maternal allele, one of which coincides with the AS minimal microdeletion region and another lies in intron 1 immediately downstream of the paternal-specific hypersensitive sites. At several sites, parental origin-specific nuclease hypersensitivity was found to be correlated with hypermethylation on the allele contributed by the other parent. The differential parental origin-dependent chromatin conformations might govern access of regulatory protein complexes and/or RNAs which could mediate interaction of the region with other genes.  (+info)

Genomic imprinting: implications for human disease. (2/228)

Genomic imprinting refers to an epigenetic marking of genes that results in monoallelic expression. This parent-of-origin dependent phenomenon is a notable exception to the laws of Mendelian genetics. Imprinted genes are intricately involved in fetal and behavioral development. Consequently, abnormal expression of these genes results in numerous human genetic disorders including carcinogenesis. This paper reviews genomic imprinting and its role in human disease. Additional information about imprinted genes can be found on the Genomic Imprinting Website at http://www.geneimprint.com.  (+info)

Parental view of epilepsy in Angelman syndrome: a questionnaire study. (3/228)

PURPOSE: To explore parents' opinions and concerns about seizures, anticonvulsants, and the effect of treatment in children with Angelman syndrome. DESIGN: A postal questionnaire was sent to members of one of the UK lay groups for Angelman syndrome (ASSERT) who had a child affected by Angelman syndrome. The questionnaire requested general medical information and information about the epilepsy, its treatment, and treatment responses. RESULTS: One hundred and fifty questionnaires were sent out with an ASSERT routine mailing and 78 completed questionnaires were returned. Forty three patients were boys and 35 were girls; ages ranged from 1.7 to 25 years (mean 7.5 years). The overall general clinical and cytogenetic data were mostly consistent with previous reports. Epilepsy was reported in 68 children, most of whom had a detectable cytogenetic deletion. The most common seizure types reported by the families were absence seizures, tonic clonic seizures, drop attacks, and myoclonic seizures; in four patients only febrile seizures occurred. The age at onset of the seizures was < 2 years in more than half of the patients. Anti-epileptic drug treatment with valproate (VPA), clonazepam (CZP), and lamotrigine (LTG) as monotherapy or a combination of VPA and CZP or VPA and LTG was more often viewed favourably and considered effective with fewer side effects on the child's behaviour and alertness, versus more frequent adverse effects and increased frequency and severity of seizures with carbamazepine (CBZ) and vigabatrin (VGB) in monotherapy or in combination with other anti-epileptic drugs. Seizures did tend to improve with age but were still present and disabling at older ages. CONCLUSIONS: This is the first study to record parents' opinions about seizures, anti-epileptic drugs, and treatment responses in children with Angelman syndrome, and it is one of the largest series on epilepsy and Angelman syndrome to be reported to date.  (+info)

Phenotype-genotype correlation in 20 deletion and 20 non-deletion Angelman syndrome patients. (4/228)

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the absence of a maternal contribution to chromosome 15q11-q13. There are four classes of AS according to molecular or cytogenetic status: maternal microdeletion of 15q11-q13 (approximately 70% of AS patients); uniparental disomy (UPD); defects in a putative imprinting centre (IM); the fourth includes 20-30% of AS individuals with biparental inheritance and a normal pattern of allelic methylation in 15q11-q13. Mutations of UBE3A have recently been identified as causing AS in the latter group. Few studies have investigated the phenotypic differences between these classes. We compared 20 non-deletion to 20 age-matched deletion patients and found significant phenotypic differences between the two groups. The more severe phenotype in the deletion group may suggest a contiguous gene syndrome.  (+info)

Large genomic duplicons map to sites of instability in the Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome chromosome region (15q11-q13). (5/228)

The most common etiology for Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome is de novo interstitial deletion of chromosome 15q11-q13. Deletions and other recurrent rearrangements of this region involve four common 'hotspots' for breakage, termed breakpoints 1-4 (BP1-BP4). Construction of an approximately 4 Mb YAC contig of this region identified multiple sequence tagged sites (STSs) present at both BP2 and BP3, suggestive of a genomic duplication event. Interphase FISH studies demonstrated three to five copies on 15q11-q13, one copy on 16p11.1-p11.2 and one copy on 15q24 in normal controls, while analysis on two Class I deletion patients showed loss of approximately three signals at 15q11-q13 on one homolog. Multiple FISH signals were also observed at regions orthologous to both human chromosomes 15 and 16 in non-human primates, including Old World monkeys, suggesting that duplication of this region may have occurred approximately 20 million years ago. A BAC/PAC contig for the duplicated genomic segment (duplicon) demonstrated a size of approximately 400 kb. Surprisingly, the duplicon was found to contain at least seven different expressed sequence tags representing multiple genes/pseudogenes. Sequence comparison of STSs amplified from YAC clones uniquely mapped to BP2 or BP3 showed two different copies of the duplicon within BP3, while BP2 comprised a single copy. The orientation of BP2 and BP3 are inverted relative to each other, whereas the two copies within BP3 are in tandem. The presence of large duplicated segments on chromosome 15q11-q13 provides a mechanism for homologous unequal recombination events that may mediate the frequent rearrangements observed for this chromosome.  (+info)

Chromosome breakage in the Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes involves recombination between large, transcribed repeats at proximal and distal breakpoints. (6/228)

Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Angelman syndrome (AS) are distinct neurobehavioral disorders that most often arise from a 4-Mb deletion of chromosome 15q11-q13 during paternal or maternal gametogenesis, respectively. At a de novo frequency of approximately.67-1/10,000 births, these deletions represent a common structural chromosome change in the human genome. To elucidate the mechanism underlying these events, we characterized the regions that contain two proximal breakpoint clusters and a distal cluster. Novel DNA sequences potentially associated with the breakpoints were positionally cloned from YACs within or near these regions. Analyses of rodent-human somatic-cell hybrids, YAC contigs, and FISH of normal or rearranged chromosomes 15 identified duplicated sequences (the END repeats) at or near the breakpoints. The END-repeat units are derived from large genomic duplications of a novel gene (HERC2), many copies of which are transcriptionally active in germline tissues. One of five PWS/AS patients analyzed to date has an identifiable, rearranged HERC2 transcript derived from the deletion event. We postulate that the END repeats flanking 15q11-q13 mediate homologous recombination resulting in deletion. Furthermore, we propose that active transcription of these repeats in male and female germ cells may facilitate the homologous recombination process.  (+info)

Angelman syndrome resulting from UBE3A mutations in 14 patients from eight families: clinical manifestations and genetic counselling. (7/228)

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neurological disorder with a heterogeneous genetic aetiology. It most frequently results from a de novo interstitial deletion in the 15q11-q13 region, but in a few cases it is caused by paternal uniparental disomy (UPD) or an imprinting mutation. The remaining 20 to 30% of AS patients exhibit biparental inheritance and a normal pattern of allelic methylation in the 15q11-q13 region. In this latter group, mutations in the UBE3A gene have recently been shown to be a cause of AS. Here we describe the phenotypic expression in 14 AS cases involving eight UBE3A mutations. These comprise 11 familial cases from five families and three sporadic cases. Subtle differences from the typical phenotype of AS were found. Consistent manifestations were psychomotor delay, a happy disposition, a hyperexcitable personality, EEG abnormalities, and mental retardation with severe speech impairment. The other main manifestations of AS, ataxia, epilepsy, and microcephaly, were either milder or absent in various combinations among the patients. In addition, myoclonus of cortical origin was frequently observed with severe fits inducing myoclonic seizures. The majority of the patients were overweight. This study showed that ataxia, myoclonus, EEG abnormalities, speech impairment, characteristic behavioural phenotype, and abnormal head circumference are attributable to a deficiency in the maternally inherited UBE3A allele. Furthermore, analysis of mutation transmission showed an unexpectedly high rate of somatic mosaicism in normal carriers. These data have important consequences for genetic counselling.  (+info)

A transgene insertion creating a heritable chromosome deletion mouse model of Prader-Willi and angelman syndromes. (8/228)

Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Angelman syndrome (AS) result from the loss of function of imprinted genes in human chromosome 15q11-q13. The central part of mouse chromosome 7 is homologous to human 15q11-q13, with conservation of both gene order and imprinted features. We report here the characterization of a transgene insertion (Epstein-Barr virus Latent Membrane Protein 2A, LMP2A) into mouse chromosome 7C, which has resulted in mouse models for PWS and AS dependent on the sex of the transmitting parent. Epigenotype (allelic expression and DNA methylation) and fluorescence in situ hybridization analyses indicate that the transgene-induced mutation has generated a complete deletion of the PWS/AS-homologous region but has not deleted flanking loci. Because the intact chromosome 7, opposite the deleted homolog, maintains the correct imprint in somatic cells of PWS and AS mice and establishes the correct imprint in male and female germ cells of AS mice, homologous association and replication asynchrony are not part of the imprinting mechanism. This heritable-deletion mouse model will be particularly useful for the identification of the etiological genes and mechanisms, phenotypic basis, and investigation of therapeutic approaches for PWS.  (+info)

The main symptoms of AS include:

1. Developmental delay: Children with AS typically experience delays in reaching milestones such as sitting, standing, and walking.
2. Intellectual disability: Individuals with AS often have low IQ scores and may have difficulty with language skills, memory, and problem-solving.
3. Happy demeanor: People with AS are known to have a happy, outgoing, and sociable personality.
4. Speech and language difficulties: Individuals with AS may have trouble articulating words and sentences.
5. Motor skills problems: They may experience difficulty with coordination, balance, and fine motor skills.
6. Seizures: About 10% of individuals with AS experience seizures, usually in the form of atonic seizures (also known as drop attacks).
7. Sleep disturbances: Many people with AS have sleep problems, including insomnia and restlessness.
8. Behavioral issues: Some individuals with AS may exhibit behavioral challenges such as hyperactivity, impulsivity, and anxiety.
9. Vision problems: Some people with AS may experience vision difficulties, including strabismus (crossed eyes) and nystagmus (involuntary eye movements).
10. Feeding difficulties: Some individuals with AS may have trouble feeding themselves or experiencing gastrointestinal issues.

There is no cure for Angelman Syndrome, but various therapies can help manage the symptoms and improve the quality of life for individuals affected by the disorder. These may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and behavioral interventions. Medications such as anticonvulsants and mood stabilizers may also be prescribed to manage seizures and other symptoms.

PWS is characterized by a range of physical, cognitive, and behavioral symptoms, including:

1. Delayed growth and development: Individuals with PWS often have slowed growth before birth and may be born with low birth weight. They may also experience delayed puberty and short stature compared to their peers.
2. Intellectual disability: Many individuals with PWS have intellectual disability, which can range from mild to severe.
3. Behavioral problems: PWS is often associated with behavioral challenges, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
4. Feeding and eating difficulties: Individuals with PWS may have difficulty feeding and swallowing, which can lead to nutritional deficiencies and other health problems. They may also experience a condition called "hyperphagia," which is characterized by excessive hunger and overeating.
5. Sleep disturbances: PWS is often associated with sleep disturbances, such as insomnia and restlessness.
6. Short stature: Individuals with PWS tend to be shorter than their peers, with an average adult height of around 4 feet 10 inches (147 cm).
7. Body composition: PWS is often characterized by a high percentage of body fat, which can increase the risk of obesity and other health problems.
8. Hormonal imbalances: PWS can disrupt the balance of hormones in the body, leading to issues such as hypogonadism (low testosterone levels) and hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid).
9. Dental problems: Individuals with PWS are at increased risk of dental problems, including tooth decay and gum disease.
10. Vision and hearing problems: Some individuals with PWS may experience vision and hearing problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and hearing loss.

It's important to note that every individual with PWS is unique, and not all will experience all of these symptoms. Additionally, the severity of the disorder can vary widely from person to person. With proper medical care and management, however, many individuals with PWS can lead fulfilling and productive lives.

Examples of syndromes include:

1. Down syndrome: A genetic disorder caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21 that affects intellectual and physical development.
2. Turner syndrome: A genetic disorder caused by a missing or partially deleted X chromosome that affects physical growth and development in females.
3. Marfan syndrome: A genetic disorder affecting the body's connective tissue, causing tall stature, long limbs, and cardiovascular problems.
4. Alzheimer's disease: A neurodegenerative disorder characterized by memory loss, confusion, and changes in personality and behavior.
5. Parkinson's disease: A neurological disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity, and difficulty with movement.
6. Klinefelter syndrome: A genetic disorder caused by an extra X chromosome in males, leading to infertility and other physical characteristics.
7. Williams syndrome: A rare genetic disorder caused by a deletion of genetic material on chromosome 7, characterized by cardiovascular problems, developmental delays, and a distinctive facial appearance.
8. Fragile X syndrome: The most common form of inherited intellectual disability, caused by an expansion of a specific gene on the X chromosome.
9. Prader-Willi syndrome: A genetic disorder caused by a defect in the hypothalamus, leading to problems with appetite regulation and obesity.
10. Sjogren's syndrome: An autoimmune disorder that affects the glands that produce tears and saliva, causing dry eyes and mouth.

Syndromes can be diagnosed through a combination of physical examination, medical history, laboratory tests, and imaging studies. Treatment for a syndrome depends on the underlying cause and the specific symptoms and signs presented by the patient.

Types of Uniparental Disomy:

There are two types of UPD:

1. Uniparental disomy 22 (UPD(22): This type is caused by a deletion of one copy of chromosome 22, resulting in an individual having only one copy of the entire chromosome or a portion of it.
2. Uniparental disomy 15 (UPD(15): This type is caused by a deletion of one copy of chromosome 15, resulting in an individual having only one copy of the entire chromosome or a portion of it.

Causes and Symptoms:

The causes of UPD are not well understood, but it is believed that it may be caused by errors during cell division or the fusion of cells. Symptoms of UPD can vary depending on the location and size of the deleted chromosome material, but they may include:

1. Developmental delays
2. Intellectual disability
3. Speech and language difficulties
4. Behavioral problems
5. Dysmorphic features (physical abnormalities)
6. Congenital anomalies (birth defects)
7. Increased risk of infections and autoimmune disorders
8. Short stature
9. Skeletal abnormalities
10. Cardiac defects

Diagnosis and Treatment:

The diagnosis of UPD is based on a combination of clinical features, chromosomal analysis, and molecular genetic testing. Treatment for UPD is focused on managing the symptoms and addressing any underlying medical issues. This may include:

1. Speech and language therapy
2. Occupational therapy
3. Physical therapy
4. Medications to manage behavioral problems or seizures
5. Surgery to correct physical abnormalities or congenital anomalies
6. Infection prophylaxis (to prevent infections)
7. Immunoglobulin replacement therapy (to boost the immune system)
8. Antibiotics (to treat infections)
9. Cardiac management (to address any heart defects)

Prenatal Diagnosis:

UPD can be diagnosed prenatally using chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis, which involve analyzing a sample of cells from the placenta or amniotic fluid. This allows parents to prepare for the possibility of a child with UPD and to make informed decisions about their pregnancy.

Counseling and Psychosocial Support:

UPD can have significant psychosocial implications for families, including anxiety, depression, and social isolation. It is essential to provide counseling and psychosocial support to parents and families to help them cope with the diagnosis and manage the challenges of raising a child with UPD.

Genetic Counseling:

UPD can be inherited in an autosomal dominant manner, meaning that a single copy of the mutated gene is enough to cause the condition. Genetic counseling can help families understand the risk of recurrence and make informed decisions about their reproductive options.

Rehabilitation and Therapy:

Children with UPD may require ongoing therapy and rehabilitation to address physical, cognitive, and behavioral challenges. This may include occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical therapy.

Parental Support Groups:

Support groups for parents of children with UPD can provide a valuable source of information, emotional support, and practical advice. These groups can help families connect with others who are facing similar challenges and can help them feel less isolated and more empowered to navigate the complexities of raising a child with UPD.

In conclusion, the diagnosis of UPD can have significant implications for individuals and families. By understanding the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and management options, healthcare providers can provide comprehensive care and support to those affected by this condition. Additionally, counseling, psychosocial support, genetic counseling, rehabilitation, and therapy can all play important roles in helping families navigate the challenges of UPD and improving the quality of life for individuals with this condition.

The main features of BWS include:

1. Macroglossia (enlarged tongue): This is the most common feature of BWS, and it can cause difficulty with speaking and breathing.
2. Protruding ears: Children with BWS often have large ears that stick out from their head.
3. Omphalocele: This is a birth defect in which the intestines or other organs protrude through the navel.
4. Hydrocephalus: This is a build-up of fluid in the brain, which can cause increased pressure and enlargement of the head.
5. Polyhydramnios: This is a condition in which there is too much amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus during pregnancy.
6. Imperforate anus: This is a birth defect in which the anus is not properly formed, leading to difficulty with bowel movements.
7. Developmental delays: Children with BWS may experience delays in reaching developmental milestones, such as sitting, standing, and walking.
8. Intellectual disability: Some individuals with BWS may have mild to moderate intellectual disability.
9. Increased risk of cancer: Individuals with BWS have an increased risk of developing certain types of cancer, particularly Wilms tumor (a type of kidney cancer) and hepatoblastoma (a type of liver cancer).

There is no cure for Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, but various treatments can be used to manage the associated symptoms and prevent complications. These may include surgery, physical therapy, speech therapy, and medication. With appropriate medical care and support, individuals with BWS can lead fulfilling lives.

Some common effects of chromosomal deletions include:

1. Genetic disorders: Chromosomal deletions can lead to a variety of genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, which is caused by a deletion of a portion of chromosome 21. Other examples include Prader-Willi syndrome (deletion of chromosome 15), and Williams syndrome (deletion of chromosome 7).
2. Birth defects: Chromosomal deletions can increase the risk of birth defects, such as heart defects, cleft palate, and limb abnormalities.
3. Developmental delays: Children with chromosomal deletions may experience developmental delays, learning disabilities, and intellectual disability.
4. Increased cancer risk: Some chromosomal deletions can increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer, such as chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and breast cancer.
5. Reproductive problems: Chromosomal deletions can lead to reproductive problems, such as infertility or recurrent miscarriage.

Chromosomal deletions can be diagnosed through a variety of techniques, including karyotyping (examination of the chromosomes), fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and microarray analysis. Treatment options for chromosomal deletions depend on the specific effects of the deletion and may include medication, surgery, or other forms of therapy.

There are various causes of intellectual disability, including:

1. Genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Turner syndrome.
2. Congenital conditions, such as microcephaly and hydrocephalus.
3. Brain injuries, such as traumatic brain injury or hypoxic-ischemic injury.
4. Infections, such as meningitis or encephalitis.
5. Nutritional deficiencies, such as iron deficiency or iodine deficiency.

Intellectual disability can result in a range of cognitive and functional impairments, including:

1. Delayed language development and difficulty with communication.
2. Difficulty with social interactions and adapting to new situations.
3. Limited problem-solving skills and difficulty with abstract thinking.
4. Slow learning and memory difficulties.
5. Difficulty with fine motor skills and coordination.

There is no cure for intellectual disability, but early identification and intervention can significantly improve outcomes. Treatment options may include:

1. Special education programs tailored to the individual's needs.
2. Behavioral therapies, such as applied behavior analysis (ABA) and positive behavior support (PBS).
3. Speech and language therapy.
4. Occupational therapy to improve daily living skills.
5. Medications to manage associated behaviors or symptoms.

It is essential to recognize that intellectual disability is a lifelong condition, but with appropriate support and resources, individuals with ID can lead fulfilling lives and reach their full potential.

* Genetic mutations or chromosomal abnormalities
* Infections during pregnancy, such as rubella or toxoplasmosis
* Exposure to certain medications or chemicals during pregnancy
* Maternal malnutrition or poor nutrition during pregnancy
* Certain medical conditions, such as hypothyroidism or anemia.

Microcephaly can be diagnosed by measuring the baby's head circumference and comparing it to established norms for their age and gender. Other signs of microcephaly may include:

* A small, misshapen head
* Small eyes and ears
* Developmental delays or intellectual disability
* Seizures or other neurological problems
* Difficulty feeding or sucking

There is no cure for microcephaly, but early diagnosis and intervention can help manage the associated symptoms and improve quality of life. Treatment may include:

* Monitoring growth and development
* Physical therapy to improve muscle tone and coordination
* Occupational therapy to develop fine motor skills and coordination
* Speech therapy to improve communication skills
* Medication to control seizures or other neurological problems.

In some cases, microcephaly may be associated with other medical conditions, such as intellectual disability, autism, or vision or hearing loss. It is important for individuals with microcephaly to receive regular monitoring and care from a team of healthcare professionals to address any related medical issues.

Inversions are classified based on their location along the chromosome:

* Interstitial inversion: A segment of DNA is reversed within a larger gene or group of genes.
* Pericentric inversion: A segment of DNA is reversed near the centromere, the region of the chromosome where the sister chromatids are most closely attached.

Chromosome inversions can be detected through cytogenetic analysis, which allows visualization of the chromosomes and their structure. They can also be identified using molecular genetic techniques such as PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH).

Chromosome inversions are relatively rare in the general population, but they have been associated with various developmental disorders and an increased risk of certain diseases. For example, individuals with an inversion on chromosome 8p have an increased risk of developing cancer, while those with an inversion on chromosome 9q have a higher risk of developing neurological disorders.

Inversions can be inherited from one or both parents, and they can also occur spontaneously as a result of errors during DNA replication or repair. In some cases, inversions may be associated with other genetic abnormalities, such as translocations or deletions.

Overall, chromosome inversions are an important aspect of human genetics and can provide valuable insights into the mechanisms underlying developmental disorders and disease susceptibility.

When a chromosome breaks, it can lead to genetic instability and potentially contribute to the development of diseases such as cancer. Chromosome breakage can also result in the loss or gain of genetic material, which can further disrupt normal cellular function and increase the risk of disease.

There are several types of chromosome breakage, including:

1. Chromosomal aberrations: These occur when there is a change in the number or structure of the chromosomes, such as an extra copy of a chromosome (aneuploidy) or a break in a chromosome.
2. Genomic instability: This refers to the presence of errors in the genetic material that can lead to changes in the function of cells and tissues.
3. Chromosomal fragile sites: These are specific regions of the chromosomes that are more prone to breakage than other regions.
4. Telomere shortening: Telomeres are the protective caps at the ends of the chromosomes, and their shortening can lead to chromosome breakage and genetic instability.

Chromosome breakage can be detected through cytogenetic analysis, which involves staining the cells with dyes to visualize the chromosomes and look for any abnormalities. The detection of chromosome breakage can help diagnose certain diseases, such as cancer, and can also provide information about the risk of disease progression.

In summary, chromosome breakage is a type of genetic alteration that can occur as a result of various factors, including exposure to radiation or chemicals, errors during cell division, or aging. It can lead to genetic instability and increase the risk of diseases such as cancer. Detection of chromosome breakage through cytogenetic analysis can help diagnose certain diseases and provide information about the risk of disease progression.

There are several types of ataxia, each with different symptoms and causes. Some common forms of ataxia include:

1. Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA): This is the most common form of ataxia and is caused by a degeneration of the cerebellum and spinal cord. It can cause progressive weakness, loss of coordination, and difficulty with speaking and swallowing.
2. Friedreich's ataxia: This is the second most common form of ataxia and is caused by a deficiency of vitamin E in the body. It can cause weakness in the legs, difficulty walking, and problems with speech and language.
3. Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT): This is a rare form of ataxia that is caused by a gene mutation. It can cause progressive weakness, loss of coordination, and an increased risk of developing cancer.
4. Acute cerebellar ataxia: This is a sudden and temporary form of ataxia that can be caused by a variety of factors such as infections, injuries, or certain medications.
5. Drug-induced ataxia: Certain medications can cause ataxia as a side effect.
6. Vitamin deficiency ataxia: Deficiencies in vitamins such as vitamin B12 or folate can cause ataxia.
7. Metabolic disorders: Certain metabolic disorders such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and hypoglycemia can cause ataxia.
8. Stroke or brain injury: Ataxia can be a result of a stroke or brain injury.
9. Multiple system atrophy (MSA): This is a rare progressive neurodegenerative disorder that can cause ataxia, parkinsonism, and autonomic dysfunction.
10. Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA): This is a group of rare genetic disorders that can cause progressive cerebellar ataxia, muscle wasting, and other signs and symptoms.

It's important to note that this is not an exhaustive list and there may be other causes of ataxia not mentioned here. If you suspect you or someone you know may have ataxia, it is important to consult a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Some examples of multiple abnormalities include:

1. Multiple chronic conditions: An individual may have multiple chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and heart disease, which can affect their quality of life and increase their risk of complications.
2. Congenital anomalies: Some individuals may be born with multiple physical abnormalities or birth defects, such as heart defects, limb abnormalities, or facial deformities.
3. Mental health disorders: Individuals may experience multiple mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, which can impact their cognitive functioning and daily life.
4. Neurological conditions: Some individuals may have multiple neurological conditions, such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and stroke, which can affect their cognitive and physical functioning.
5. Genetic disorders: Individuals with genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome or Turner syndrome, may experience a range of physical and developmental abnormalities.

The term "multiple abnormalities" is often used in medical research and clinical practice to describe individuals who have complex health needs and require comprehensive care. It is important for healthcare providers to recognize and address the multiple needs of these individuals to improve their overall health outcomes.

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It is associated with Crouzon syndrome, Angelman syndrome, as well as fetal alcohol syndrome. It can also be associated with ... Van Buggenhout G, Fryns JP (2009). "Angelman syndrome (AS, MIM 105830)". Eur J Hum Genet. 17 (11): 1367-73. doi:10.1038/ejhg. ...
PTHS is symptomatically similar to Angelman syndrome, Rett syndrome and Mowat-Wilson syndrome. Angelman syndrome most closely ... Both Angelman syndrome and Rett syndrome lack the distinctive facial features of PTHS. Mowat-Wilson syndrome is seen in early ... October 2019). "Behavioural and psychological characteristics in Pitt-Hopkins syndrome: a comparison with Angelman and Cornelia ... Of the differentials, Rett syndrome is the least close to PTHS. This syndrome is seen as a progressive encephalopathy. ...
and then Angelman Syndrome - an early example of genomic imprinting in humans. This latter research led in 1996 to a ... Uniparental paternal disomy in Angelman's syndrome. Lancet. 1991 Mar 23;337(8743):694-7. PMID 1672177. Pembrey M. Imprinting ... The association of Angelman's syndrome with deletions within 15q11-13. J Med Genet. 1989 Feb;26(2):73-7. PMID 2918545; PMC ... Since 1979 his research has focused on 'non-Mendelian inheritance'; first on the inheritance of Fragile X Syndrome for which he ...
"WesternU team leads Angelman syndrome study". Western University of Health Sciences. Archived from the original on 15 December ... Research topics include the following: tuberculosis,[citation needed] Alzheimer's disease, skin cancer, Angelman Syndrome, ...
GeneReviews/NCBI/NIH/UW entry on Angelman syndrome OMIM entries on Angelman syndrome GeneCard (Articles with short description ... Mutations within the UBE3A gene are responsible for some cases of Angelman syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome. Most of these ... Grier MD, Carson RP, Lagrange AH (2015-04-20). "Toward a Broader View of Ube3a in a Mouse Model of Angelman Syndrome: ... Nawaz Z, Lonard DM, Smith CL, Lev-Lehman E, Tsai SY, Tsai MJ, O'Malley BW (February 1999). "The Angelman syndrome-associated ...
Angelman syndrome is a neurological development disorder caused by the deactivation of the maternal UBE3A gene. Two potential ... Tan, Wen-Hann; Bird, Lynne M. (December 2016). "Angelman syndrome: Current and emerging therapies in 2016". American Journal of ... Some applications of ATFs include reprogramming cell state, cancer treatment, and a plausible treatment for Angelman Syndrome. ...
Similarly, children with Angelman syndrome with deletions of the same GABAA receptor subunit genes feature diminished beta ... "Electrophysiological Phenotype in Angelman Syndrome Differs Between Genotypes". Biological Psychiatry. 85 (9): 752-759. doi: ... "A Quantitative Electrophysiological Biomarker of Duplication 15q11.2-q13.1 Syndrome". PLOS ONE. 11 (12): e0167179. Bibcode: ... beta waves are also observed diffusely in scalp EEG recordings from children with duplication 15q11.2-q13.1 syndrome (Dup15q) ...
A similar mechanism occurs in Angelman syndrome, except the defective chromosome 15 is from the mother, or two copies are from ... Retrieved November 1, 2016.>. Cassidy, SB; Dykens, E (2000). "Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes: sister imprinted disorders ... Region 15q11-13 is implicated in both PWS and Angelman syndrome (AS). While PWS results from the loss of PW genes within this ... Rare genetic syndromes, Wikipedia medicine articles ready to translate, Syndromes with obesity, Intersex variations). ...
Rokita's oldest son, Teddy, suffers from Angelman syndrome. Rokita is a commercial-rated pilot. Rokita formerly lived in ... "Local family opens the door on little-known syndrome". Wthr.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11. "Archived copy". Archived from the ...
English paediatrician Harry Angelman first describes Angelman syndrome. English neurologist Victor Dubowitz first describes ... Angelman, Harvey (1965). "'Puppet' Children: A report of three cases". Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 7 (6): 681-688 ... Dubowitz syndrome. Frank Pantridge installs the first portable defibrillator, in a Belfast ambulance. Konrad Lorenz publishes ...
... will cause Hunter syndrome. More examples include Angelman syndrome and Sotos syndrome. However, recent research shows that one ... "Inversion of the IDS gene resulting from recombination with IDS-related sequences in a common cause of the Hunter syndrome". ... Including Duplications of the 7q11.23 Williams Syndrome Region, Are Strongly Associated with Autism". Neuron. 70 (5): 863-885. ...
Shi, S.; Bichell, T.J.; Ihrie, R.A.; Johnson, C.H. (2015). "Ube3a Imprinting Impairs Circadian Robustness in Angelman Syndrome ... The lab hopes to find chronotherapeutic ways to ameliorate the sleep disorders of patients with this syndrome. 1982: Graduated ... circadian and sleep phenotypes of mouse models of the serious human neurodevelopmental disorder called Angelman syndrome. ...
The deletion and/or mutation of Ube3a on the maternal chromosome causes Angelman Syndrome (AS) and Ube3a-ATS may prove to be an ... May 2004). "SNURF-SNRPN and UBE3A transcript levels in patients with Angelman syndrome". Human Genetics. 114 (6): 553-561. doi: ... Chamberlain SJ, Lalande M (July 2010). "Angelman syndrome, a genomic imprinting disorder of the brain". The Journal of ... Mabb AM, Judson MC, Zylka MJ, Philpot BD (June 2011). "Angelman syndrome: insights into genomic imprinting and ...
Non-imprinted in Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome region protein 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NIPA2 gene. ... "Entrez Gene: NIPA2 non imprinted in Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome 2". Bittel DC, Kibiryeva N, Butler MG (2006). "Expression of ... "Identification of four highly conserved genes between breakpoint hotspots BP1 and BP2 of the Prader-Willi/Angelman syndromes ... 4 genes between chromosome 15 breakpoints 1 and 2 and behavioral outcomes in Prader-Willi syndrome". Pediatrics. 118 (4): e1276 ...
... untranslated region or coding region of this gene leads to Angelman syndrome or Prader-Willi syndrome due to parental imprint ... "SNURF-SNRPN and UBE3A transcript levels in patients with Angelman syndrome". Human Genetics. 114 (6): 553-61. doi:10.1007/ ... Prader-Willi syndrome patient". Human Molecular Genetics. 5 (4): 517-24. doi:10.1093/hmg/5.4.517. PMC 6057871. PMID 8845846. ...
"A Study of the Safety and Tolerability of GTX-102 in Children With Angelman Syndrome (KIK-AS)". 2020. {{cite journal}}: Cite ... GTX-102 is currently in early-stage development for Angelman syndrome. The deal was completed in August 2022. Vestronidase alfa ... in clinical development as a possible treatment option for Angelman syndrome, a rare, neurogenetic disorder. UX053 - in ... also known as Sly syndrome. Burosumab (KRN-23; brand name Crysvita) was approved in 2018 by the FDA to treat X-linked ...
Non-imprinted in Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome region protein 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NIPA1 gene. This ... "Entrez Gene: NIPA1 non imprinted in Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome 1". Goytain A, Hines RM, El-Husseini A, Quamme GA (2007). " ... "Identification of four highly conserved genes between breakpoint hotspots BP1 and BP2 of the Prader-Willi/Angelman syndromes ... "Expression of 4 genes between chromosome 15 breakpoints 1 and 2 and behavioral outcomes in Prader-Willi syndrome". Pediatrics. ...
"Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes: Sister imprinted disorders". American Journal of Medical Genetics. 97 (2): 136-46. doi: ... Also, a down-turned mouth can be part of the presentation of Prader-Willi syndrome. The teeth and the periodontium (the tissues ...
... including Angelman Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, and DiGeorge Syndrome. Some syndromes, including Angelman syndrome and ... Angelman, and 15q11-q13 duplication syndromes". Pediatric Clinics of North America. 62 (3): 587-606. doi:10.1016/j.pcl.2015.03. ... Some medium-sized deletions lead to recognizable human disorders, e.g. Williams syndrome. Deletion of a number of pairs that is ... Indel Chromosome abnormalities Null allele List of genetic disorders Medical genetics Microdeletion syndrome Chromosomal ...
Two of the conditions (Angelman syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome) involve a loss of gene activity in the same part of ... Lee S, Wevrick R (2000). "Identification of novel imprinted transcripts in the Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome ... About 10% of Angelman syndrome cases are caused by a mutation in the UBE3A gene, and another 3% result from a defect in the DNA ... Angelman syndrome can be hereditary, as evidenced by one case where a patient became pregnant with a daughter who also had the ...
ART has been associated with epigenetic syndromes, specifically BWS and Angelman syndrome. Three groups have shown an increased ... this syndrome over time became known as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome or Wiedemann Beckwith syndrome. Originally, Dr. Hans-Rudolf ... Syndromes affecting the tongue, Syndromes with tumors, Rare syndromes). ... Perlman syndrome Wang R, Xiao Y, Li D, Hu H, Li X, Ge T, et al. (2020). "Clinical and molecular features of children with ...
"Prader Willi Syndrome". Genetics Home Reference. US National Library of Medicine. April 2008. "Angelman Syndrome". Genetics ... Angelman Syndrome, caused by loss of UBE3A expression in the maternal allele. Symptoms include delayed development, ... "Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome". Genetics Home Reference. US National Library of Medicine. April 2008. "Russel Silver Syndrome". ... ICF syndrome, caused by a mutation in the DNA methyltransferase 3b gene or DNA hypomethylation, which causes lack of DNA ...
His group co-discovered that the UBE3A gene was inactivated as the cause of Angelman syndrome, and that deletion of the snoRNAs ... Meng, L; Ward, AJ; Chun, S; Bennett, CF; Beaudet, AL; Rigo, F (19 February 2015). "Towards a therapy for Angelman syndrome by ... in Angelman syndrome". Nature Genetics. 15 (1): 74-7. doi:10.1038/ng0197-74. PMID 8988172. S2CID 22923869. Sahoo, T; del Gaudio ... could be used to activate the paternal allele of Ube3a in the mouse as a possible therapeutic correction in Angelman syndrome. ...
"Evaluation of the Safety and Tolerability of a Nutritional Formulation in Angelman Syndrome". 18 August 2020. emerg/135 at ... ketosis is currently being investigated for efficacy in ameliorating the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and Angelman syndrome ... A reappraisal of blood glucose homeostat which comprehensively explains the type 2 diabetes mellitus/syndrome X complex". ...
Angelman Syndrome, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man "OMIM Entry - # 608149 - KAGAMI-OGATA SYNDROME". omim.org. Retrieved 1 ... The most well-known conditions include Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome. Both of these disorders can be caused by ... Other conditions, such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, are associated with abnormalities of imprinted genes on the short arm of ... Duncan, Malcolm (1 September 2020). "Chromosome 14 uniparental disomy syndrome information Diseases Database". www. ...
... deficiencies are implicated in many human neurodevelopmental disorders and syndromes such as Angelman syndrome, Prader- ... Saitoh S, Kubota T, Ohta T, Jinno Y, Niikawa N, Sugimoto T, Wagstaff J, Lalande M (February 1992). "Familial Angelman syndrome ... Deletion of the GABRB3 gene results in Angelman syndrome in humans, depending on the parental origin of the deletion. Deletion ... Patients that are diagnosed with Angelman syndrome and have a deletion of the GABRB3 gene exhibit absence seizures. Reduced ...
Human diseases involving genomic imprinting include Angelman syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and male infertility. In diploid ... genetic disorders to be described in humans were the reciprocally inherited Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome. Both ... Other conditions involving imprinting include Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, Silver-Russell syndrome, and ... Maternal inheritance of the same deletion is associated with Angelman syndrome (characterised by epilepsy, tremors, and a ...
Procter M, Chou LS, Tang W, Jama M, Mao R (2006). "Molecular diagnosis of Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes by methylation- ... Jeghers syndrome". J. Med. Genet. 43 (5): e18. doi:10.1136/jmg.2005.039875. PMC 2564523. PMID 16648371. ...
Examples of diseases that are diagnosed using FISH include Prader-Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome, 22q13 deletion syndrome, ... chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Cri-du-chat, Velocardiofacial syndrome, and Down syndrome. FISH on ...
Brilliant MH (1992). "The mouse pink-eyed dilution locus: a model for aspects of Prader-Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome, and ... The 15q11-q13 locus of HERC2 is also associated with Angelman syndrome (AS), specifically when a region of this locus is ... RNF8 FBXL5 OCA2 UBC13 USP20 XPA Claspin E6AP NEURL4 RNF168 BRCA1 p53 LRRK2 Angelman Syndrome Eye color DNA repair pathways ... HERC2 may be causally related to Li-Fraumeni syndrome and Li-Fraumeni-like syndromes, which occur in the absence of sufficient ...
When present in the germline, they can be harmless or associated with disease, such as Prader-Willi or Angelman syndromes. Also ... Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) has remarkable clinical, morphological, and genetic heterogeneity. Cytogenetics play a decisive ... The deletion can be heterozygous (copy number of 1) or homozygous (copy number of 0, nullisomy). Microdeletion syndromes are ... Hasse D (2008). "Cytogenetic features in myelodysplastic syndromes". Ann Hematol. 87 (7): 515-526. doi:10.1007/s00277-008-0483- ...
GeneReviews/NCBI/NIH/UW entry on Angelman syndrome OMIM entries on Angelman syndrome UniProt entry for ubiquitin "7.340 ... Angelman syndrome is caused by a disruption of UBE3A, which encodes a ubiquitin ligase (E3) enzyme termed E6-AP. Von Hippel- ... 3-M syndrome is an autosomal-recessive growth retardation disorder associated with mutations of the Cullin7 E3 ubiquitin ligase ... Lindau syndrome involves disruption of a ubiquitin E3 ligase termed the VHL tumor suppressor, or VHL gene. Fanconi anemia: ...
The loss of genetic expression which results in Prader-Willi syndrome or Angelman syndrome has in some cases been found to be ... The phenomenon is sometimes referred to as Dutch Hunger Winter Syndrome. Furthermore, the increased rates of metabolic diseases ... were causing these syndromes were localized on a chromosome with a specific parental and grandparental origin. Specifically, ...
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Nawaz Z, Lonard DM, Smith CL, Lev-Lehman E, Tsai SY, Tsai MJ, O'Malley BW (February 1999). "The Angelman syndrome-associated ... Nawaz Z, Lonard DM, Smith CL, Lev-Lehman E, Tsai SY, Tsai MJ, O'Malley BW (February 1999). "The Angelman syndrome-associated ...
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... seen in some cases of Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome. Mosaicism syndromes can be caused by mitotic nondisjunction ... Examples of mosaicism syndromes include Pallister-Killian syndrome and Hypomelanosis of Ito. Development of cancer often ... Human autosomal trisomies compatible with live birth, other than Down syndrome (trisomy 21), are Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18) ... Turner syndrome, see above) can also be classified as a form of sex chromosome aneuploidy. Klinefelter syndrome is the most ...
"Identification of four highly conserved genes between breakpoint hotspots BP1 and BP2 of the Prader-Willi/Angelman syndromes ... "Expression of 4 genes between chromosome 15 breakpoints 1 and 2 and behavioral outcomes in Prader-Willi syndrome". Pediatrics. ...
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... and Angelman syndrome. Precocious puberty is associated with advancement in bone age, which leads to early fusion of epiphyses ... Adrenal tumors Germ cell tumor Congenital adrenal hyperplasia McCune-Albright syndrome Silver-Russell syndrome Familial male- ... It is located on human chromosome 15 on the long arm in the Prader-Willi syndrome critical region2, and has since been ... Males and females are hyper-feminized by the syndrome. The "opposite" case would be the hyper-masculinisation of both male and ...
It maps within the most common interval of deletion responsible for Angelman syndrome, also known as 'happy puppet syndrome'. ... and ability to speak in patients with Angelman syndrome caused by an imprinting defect". European Journal of Human Genetics. 7 ... encodes a putative aminophospholipid translocase associated with Angelman syndrome". Nat. Genet. 28 (1): 19-20. doi:10.1038/ ...
Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes, which are each caused by altered methylation-based imprinting at specific loci. ...
... motivated the early naming of Angelman Syndrome as puppet syndrome by Harry Angelman. Zannandreis, Diego (1891). Giuseppe ... Galassi FM, Armocida E, Rühli FJ (September 2016). "Angelman Syndrome in the Portrait of a Child With a Drawing by Giovanni F. ...
1p36 Deletion syndrome, from the loss of part of the short arm of chromosome 1. Angelman syndrome - 50% of cases have a segment ... Down syndrome and Turner syndrome are examples of this. Aneuploidy may also occur within a group of closely related species. ... Down syndrome, a common chromosomal disease, is caused by trisomy of chromosome 21. Patau syndrome is caused by trisomy of ... Prader-Willi syndrome - 50% of cases have a segment of the long arm of chromosome 15 missing; a deletion of the paternal genes ...
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The syndrome is associated with a sSMC that contains either: a) an inverted duplication of the Prader-Willi Syndrome/Angelman ... Der(22)t(8;22)(q24.1;q11.1) syndrome, also termed the supernumerary der(22)t(8;22) syndrome, is a syndrome in which individuals ... syndrome or inv dup (15) syndrome, respectively. Currently, the two syndromes are regarded as types of marker chromosome 15 ... syndrome are different disorders. Tetrasome 15qter syndrome is an extremely rare congenital syndrome which is associated with ...
Angelman syndrome is a complex genetic disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. Explore symptoms, inheritance, ... medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/angelman-syndrome/ Angelman syndrome. ... Buiting K. Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2010 Aug 15;154C(3):365-76. doi: ... Most cases of Angelman syndrome (about 70 percent) occur when a segment of the maternal chromosome 15 containing this gene is ...
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Scott Dindot and his team shared how they sought to optimize an investigational ASO candidate for Angelman syndrome. First, ... FAST is committed to assisting individuals living with Angelman syndrome to realize their full potential and quality of life. ... An exciting publication in Science Translational Medicine titled "An ASO therapy for Angelman syndrome that targets an ... This means there is very little or no UBE3A protein being made in the brain of individuals living with Angelman syndrome. ...
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... creada por familias con hijos afectados por el Síndrome de Angelman, con la finalidad de concienciar a la comunidad española y ... About Angelman Syndrome. Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare, neurogenetic disorder caused by a loss of function of the maternally ... Angelman syndrome (AS) is caused by loss of function of the maternally inherited UBE3A gene. Symptoms of AS include ... Angelman syndrome affects all races and genders. It is often misdiagnosed as autism or cerebral palsy. There is an unmet ...
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He was clinically suspected to have Angelman syndrome; however, molecular testing was negative. Genome sequencing identified ... Moreover, it suggests that cases of clinically suspected Angelman syndrome without molecular confirmation should undergo exome ... H4C5 missense variant leads to a neurodevelopmental phenotype overlapping with Angelman syndrome. ... as novel neurodevelopmental syndromes with phenotypes overlapping with Angelman continue to be discovered. ...
Angelman Syndrome. Angelman syndrome is a disorder in humans that causes neurological symptoms such as lack of speech, jerky ... But in the case of Angelman syndrome, the maternal chromosome numbered 15 has a mutation or deletion in its DNA and a gene on ... Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). The concept Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) refers to a set of birth defects that occur in children ... Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome). As of 2022, Trisomy 21 is the most common type of trisomy, or a condition where the person has ...
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Towards a therapy for Angelman syndrome by targeting a long non-coding RNA. Nature 518, 409-412 (2015). ... Rescue of neuropsychiatric phenotypes in a mouse model of 16p11.2 duplication syndrome by genetic correction of an epilepsy ... Rescue of neuropsychiatric phenotypes in a mouse model of 16p11.2 duplication syndrome by genetic correction of an epilepsy ... gene expression in the brain by targeting a long non-coding RNA improves seizure phenotype in a model of Dravet syndrome. ...
... defect causing Angelman syndrome leads directly to autistic symptoms or whether the relationship between Angelman syndrome and ... Steffenburg et al., 1996). However, other studies place the rate of co-occurrence of autism and Angelman syndrome at a rate of ... There is some basis to suspect a link between Angelman syndrome and autism. For instance, in one particular study, though the ... Angelman syndrome. Epigenetic effects may also manifest through aberrant methylation patterns of imprinted genes. The ...
Angelman Syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes developmental delay and neurological problems. Angelman Syndrome is due in ... Deletion of chromosome region 15q12 causes both Angelman Syndrome and a totally different disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome ... While the deleted chromosome is of maternal origin in Angelman Syndrome, it is the paternal chromosome that is partially ... Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is the sum total of the damage done to the child before birth as a result of the mother drinking ...
Angelman Syndrome: Communication, Educational and Related Considerations. Consanguinity - Its Impact, Consequences and ... Metabolic Syndromes. Author(s): Mahnoor Ejaz*, Areena Suhail Khan, Faiza Naseer and *Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied ... Metabolic Syndromes (MetS) are recognized as a cluster of risk factors which are known to increase the likelihood of obesity, ... Keywords: CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, CVDs, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Polypills, Type 2 Diabetes. ...
Kennedy, A.J. and Henderson, J.O. (2018). Angelman syndrome: an autism spectrum disorder. J. of Student Res. 6(2), 56-60.. † ... Cisneros, A. and Henderson, J.O. (2021). Kearns Sayre Syndrome: A Mitochondrial Disorder. J. of Student Res. 10(1).. †Kennedy, ...
Article appeared in Angelman Syndrome News. A ketogenic diet safely and rapidly controlled treatment-resistant prolonged non- ... convulsive seizure activity in two girls with Angelman syndrome caused by a new mutation in the UBE3A gene, a study shows. ... cases highlight the ketogenic diet as an effective approach to manage prolonged non-convulsive seizures related to Angelman and ...
Heald, Mary Elizabeth (2014). Refining the behavioural phenotype of Angelman syndrome. University of Birmingham. Ph.D. ... Bull, Leah Elizabeth (2014). Understanding and changing behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome. University of Birmingham. Ph.D. ... Karamat, Muhammad Ali (2014). Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome: the role of ... Devaney, Mark (2014). Genotype-Phenotype Variability in Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome. University of Birmingham. M.Phil. ...
Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes, in which albinism occasionally occurs with mental disability ... Chediak-Higashi syndrome, in which albinism occurs with a blood cell, immune, and neurological disorder ... Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, in which albinism occurs with a bleeding, immune and tissue disorder ...
Intervening earlier has better outcomes in mouse models of Angelman syndrome and Phelan-McDermid syndrome. In models for SCN2A- ... Angelman syndrome stems from mutations to the maternally inherited UBE3A gene, which is particularly damaging to neurons ... Angelman syndrome is another condition that attracts interest for gene therapy, in part because neurons already harbor an ... He later noted rare cases of mosaicism for the Angelman syndrome mutation - people with 10 percent normal cells in blood have a ...
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... was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome. In 2015 she joined the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome ... In October of 2015 she joined to Board of Directors as a Scientific Director for the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome ... Berent serves as the co-director of the Angelman Syndrome Biomarker and Outcome Measure Consortium, co-director for the ... Berent Co-Founded the International Angelman Syndrome Research Council (INSYNC-AS). Through FAST, Berent collaborated with a ...
The Marshall lab investigates the signaling deficits underlying the cognitive deficits observed in Angelman syndrome (AS), a ... Vascular injury has been implicated in the pathogenesis of disorders such as sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome ( ... Three diseases of major interest to us are: Alzheimers, alcoholic neurodegeneration, and fetal alcohol syndrome. ...
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  • Buiting K. Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome. (nih.gov)
  • He said that my son has Angelman Syndrome, or Prader-Willi Syndrome. (nolafamily.com)
  • Deletion of chromosome region 15q12 causes both Angelman Syndrome and a totally different disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome. (cnsfoundation.org)
  • While the deleted chromosome is of maternal origin in Angelman Syndrome, it is the paternal chromosome that is partially deleted in the Prader-Willi Syndrome. (cnsfoundation.org)
  • This is part of FAST's Pillar 2 approach in the Roadmap to a Cure for Angelman syndrome. (cureangelman.org)
  • Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. (nih.gov)
  • Most cases of Angelman syndrome are not inherited, although in rare cases a genetic change responsible for Angelman syndrome can be inherited from a parent. (nih.gov)
  • His suggestion was to visit a neurologist and a geneticist, believing Jayden to either have Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition helmed by intellectual and cognitive impairment, or Angelman Syndrome, an answer to why Jayden was developmentally delayed. (nolafamily.com)
  • Angelman Syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes developmental delay and neurological problems. (cnsfoundation.org)
  • She has particular expertise in rare genetic developmental disorders in children, including Angelman syndrome, Pitt-Hopkins syndrome, SLC6A1-related disorders, Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, and Rett syndrome. (utsouthwestern.edu)
  • New AI-based technologies are changing how genetic syndromes and rare diseases are diagnosed. (prweb.com)
  • This is especially true for genetic syndromes where the precise cause, or genetic mutation, is often unknown. (prweb.com)
  • Intellectual development delay, and disability, can also be a symptom or feature of some genetic syndromes. (prweb.com)
  • In some cases, with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos (EDS) where there is no current known genetic cause identified, and so no genetic testing available, genetic experts rely on an individual's symptoms to diagnose this form of the syndrome. (prweb.com)
  • When Do Symptoms of Angelman syndrome Begin? (nih.gov)
  • However, loss of the OCA2 gene does not cause the other signs and symptoms of Angelman syndrome. (nih.gov)
  • The loss of tonic inhibition has been proposed to be a fundamental mechanism underlying many of the symptoms of Angelman Syndrome. (cureangelman.es)
  • The syndrome is named for physicians Walter Dandy and Arthur Walker who described associated signs and symptoms of the syndrome in the 1900s. (asu.edu)
  • The Alagille Syndrome market report gives a thorough understanding of the Alagille Syndrome by including details such as disease definition, symptoms, causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • They are particularly focused on developing transformative treatments for Dup15q syndrome, Pitt-Hopkins syndrome, and Angelman syndrome. (nih.gov)
  • Classical autism, Asperger syndrome and pervasive development disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) are the most commonly diagnosed ASDs. (intechopen.com)
  • Angelman syndrome: an autism spectrum disorder. (judsonu.edu)
  • Moreover, it suggests that cases of clinically suspected Angelman syndrome without molecular confirmation should undergo exome or genome sequencing, as novel neurodevelopmental syndromes with phenotypes overlapping with Angelman continue to be discovered. (bvsalud.org)
  • Individuals with Angelman syndrome typically have a happy, excitable demeanor with frequent smiling, laughter, and hand-flapping movements. (nih.gov)
  • With age, people with Angelman syndrome become less excitable, and the sleeping problems tend to improve. (nih.gov)
  • In a small percentage of cases, Angelman syndrome results when a person inherits two copies of chromosome 15 from his or her father (paternal copies) instead of one copy from each parent. (nih.gov)
  • Metabolic Syndromes, Omics Technologies for Clinical Diagnosis and Gene Therapy: Medical Applications in Human Genetics (2022) 1: 242. (benthamscience.com)
  • Many of the characteristic features of Angelman syndrome result from the loss of function of a gene called UBE3A. (nih.gov)
  • In other cases (about 10 to 20 percent), Angelman syndrome is caused by a variant in the maternal copy of the UBE3A gene. (nih.gov)
  • Rarely, Angelman syndrome can also be caused by a chromosomal rearrangement called a translocation, or by a variant or other defect in the region of DNA that controls activation of the UBE3A gene. (nih.gov)
  • An exciting publication in Science Translational Medicine titled "An ASO therapy for Angelman syndrome that targets an evolutionarily conserved region at the start of the UBE3A-AS transcript" has just been released discussing the extensive research behind one of the first investigational molecular therapies intended for Angelman syndrome that is currently in clinical trials (ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT04259281). (cureangelman.org)
  • This means there is very little or no UBE3A protein being made in the brain of individuals living with Angelman syndrome. (cureangelman.org)
  • In Angelman syndrome, loss of the UBE3A gene function leads to a build up of proteins that are normally marked by the cell machinery ("tagged") for degradation and recycling by the Ube3a system. (cureangelman.es)
  • A ketogenic diet safely and rapidly controlled treatment-resistant prolonged non-convulsive seizure activity in two girls with Angelman syndrome caused by a new mutation in the UBE3A gene, a study shows. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • Epilepsy and seizures are also common with this disorder, and Jayden's experience was no exception, having suffered seizures since he was 15 months old, in addition to being diagnosed with Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, a type of epilepsy. (nolafamily.com)
  • Physical examination helps in the diagnosis of specific epileptic syndromes that cause abnormal findings, such as dermatologic abnormalities (eg, patients with intractable generalized tonic-clonic seizures for years are likely to have injuries requiring stitches). (medscape.com)
  • These cases highlight the ketogenic diet as an effective approach to manage prolonged non-convulsive seizures related to Angelman and suggest that carbohydrate restriction may, by itself, have an effect on these seizures. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • Metabolic Syndromes (MetS) are recognized as a cluster of risk factors which are known to increase the likelihood of obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disorders (CVDs). (benthamscience.com)
  • A syndrome characterized by multiple abnormalities, MENTAL RETARDATION , and movement disorders. (nih.gov)
  • With additional testing, it was confirmed that Jayden had Angelman Syndrome (AS), a neurogenetic disorder that affects the nervous system causing significant developmental delay, speech impairment, and troubles with balance. (nolafamily.com)
  • Recurrent de novo missense variants in H4 histone genes have recently been associated with a novel neurodevelopmental syndrome that is characterized by intellectual disability and developmental delay as well as more variable findings that include short stature, microcephaly , and facial dysmorphisms. (bvsalud.org)
  • In some cases, this developmental delay extends into adulthood and becomes known as a developmental disability, for example, most children diagnosed with Angelman syndrome never learn to talk, or use more than a few words to communicate. (prweb.com)
  • Most cases of Angelman syndrome (about 70 percent) occur when a segment of the maternal chromosome 15 containing this gene is deleted . (nih.gov)
  • Angelman Syndrome is due in most cases to a chromosome deficiency involving loss of material from chromosome region 15q12. (cnsfoundation.org)
  • The causes of Angelman syndrome are unknown in 10 to 15 percent of affected individuals. (nih.gov)
  • The mission of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman syndrome through education and information, research, and support for individuals with Angelman syndrome, their families and other concerned parties. (angelman.org)
  • A comparison of our proband's findings to the initial description of the H4-associated neurodevelopmental syndrome demonstrates that his phenotype closely matches the spectrum of those reported among the 29 affected individuals. (bvsalud.org)
  • The disorder is named after Dr. Harry Angelman who first reported the syndrome in 1965. (nih.gov)
  • Kearns Sayre Syndrome: A Mitochondrial Disorder. (judsonu.edu)
  • The Alagille Syndrome market report provides current treatment practices, emerging drugs, Alagille Syndrome market share of the individual therapies, current and forecasted Alagille Syndrome market Size from 2019 to 2032 segmented by seven major markets. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • It covers the details of conventional and current medical therapies available in the Alagille Syndrome market for the treatment of the condition. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The report provides the details of the emerging therapies under the late and mid-stage of development for Alagille Syndrome treatment. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The Alagille Syndrome market outlook of the report helps to build the detailed comprehension of the historic, current, and forecasted Alagille Syndrome market trends by analyzing the impact of current therapies on the market, unmet needs, drivers and barriers and demand of better technology. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • This section provides the total Alagille Syndrome market size and market size by therapies in the United States. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Quinn, E . & Rowland, C. (2017) Exploring expressive communication skills in a cross-sectional sample of children and young adults with Angelman syndrome. (ohsu.edu)
  • 2021. Perineuronal net degradation rescues CA2 plasticity in a mouse model of Rett syndrome. (nih.gov)
  • In some people who have Angelman syndrome, the loss of a gene called OCA2 is associated with light-colored hair and fair skin . (nih.gov)
  • As such, this report corroborates the delineation of neurodevelopmental syndrome caused by de novo missense H4 gene variants. (bvsalud.org)
  • In this new paper, Dr. Scott Dindot and his team shared how they sought to optimize an investigational ASO candidate for Angelman syndrome. (cureangelman.org)
  • This technique is also used to characterize the type of seizure and epileptic syndrome to optimize pharmacologic treatment and for presurgical workup. (medscape.com)
  • Ovid Therapeutics: Ovid therapeutics is currently assessing the development of OV-101 for the treatment of Angelman Syndrome. (cureangelman.es)
  • The Report also covers current Alagille Syndrome treatment practice/algorithm, market drivers, market barriers and unmet medical needs to curate best of the opportunities and assesses the underlying potential of the market. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • It also provides Alagille Syndrome treatment algorithms and guidelines in the United States, Europe, and Japan. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The report provides the details of the marketed product available for Alagille Syndrome treatment. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • These include Rets syndrome, Angelman syndrome, MeCP2 duplication, and spinal muscular atrophy and giant axonal neuropathy. (nih.gov)
  • It also helps to understand the Alagille Syndrome clinical trial details, expressive pharmacological action, agreements and collaborations, approval and patent details, advantages and disadvantages of each included drug and the latest news and press releases. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Video-EEG monitoring is the standard test for classifying the type of seizure or syndrome or to diagnose pseudoseizures (ie, to establish a definitive diagnosis of spells with impairment of consciousness). (medscape.com)
  • Selection of an anticonvulsant medication depends on an accurate diagnosis of the epileptic syndrome. (medscape.com)
  • Drug chapter segment of the Alagille Syndrome report encloses the detailed analysis of Alagille Syndrome marketed drugs and late stage (Phase-III and Phase-II) pipeline drugs. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Novel experimental approaches and pharmacological treatments can provide a better insight into metabolic syndrome and its related complications, thereby reducing its global burden. (benthamscience.com)
  • H4C5 missense variant leads to a neurodevelopmental phenotype overlapping with Angelman syndrome. (bvsalud.org)
  • To combat the effects of Angelman Syndrome, Jayden has been in therapy since he was 10 months old. (nolafamily.com)
  • The epidemiology segment also provides the Alagille Syndrome epidemiology data and findings across the United States, EU5 (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom), and Japan. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • 8. Loss of Angelman Syndrome Protein E6AP Disrupts a Novel Antagonistic Estrogen-Retinoic Acid Transcriptional Crosstalk in Neurons. (nih.gov)
  • Adults with Angelman syndrome have distinctive facial features that may be described as " coarse . (nih.gov)
  • Down syndrome is a rare disease, with some of the most commonly known distinct facial features. (prweb.com)
  • How can I or my loved one help improve care for people with Angelman syndrome? (nih.gov)
  • Angelman syndrome affects an estimated 1 in 12,000 to 20,000 people. (nih.gov)
  • This segment of the report covers the detailed diagnostic methods or tests for Alagille Syndrome. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The ultimate clinical result, as extrapolated from tests in the mouse models of Angelman syndrome, is hoped to be improvements in various aspects of the syndrome including motor function, sleep and behavior. (cureangelman.es)
  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome is a congenital brain defect in humans characterized by malformations to the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls movement, and to the ventricles, the fluid-filled cavities that surround the cerebellum. (asu.edu)
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is the sum total of the damage done to the child before birth as a result of the mother drinking alcohol during pregnancy. (cnsfoundation.org)
  • This "Alagille Syndrome- Market Insights, Epidemiology, and Market Forecast-2032" report delivers an in-depth understanding of the Alagille Syndrome, historical and forecasted epidemiology as well as the Alagille Syndrome market trends in the United States, EU5 (Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and United Kingdom) and Japan. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The disease epidemiology covered in the report provides historical as well as forecasted Alagille Syndrome epidemiology scenario in the 7MM covering the United States, EU5 countries (Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and the United Kingdom), and Japan from 2019 to 2032. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The Alagille Syndrome epidemiology division provide insights about historical and current Alagille Syndrome patient pool and forecasted trend for every seven major countries. (researchandmarkets.com)