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Dystrophin expression in the retina.

Vinita N. D"Souza

Dystrophin expression in the retina.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1995.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
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ISBN 100612075842

Aug 30,  · Doctors in the US have raised hopes of a treatment for muscular dystrophy, the most common fatal genetic condition in children, after mending mutations that cause the disease in dogs. Jan 14,  · The success of base editors for the study and treatment of genetic diseases depends on the ability to deliver them in vivo to the relevant cell types. Delivery via Author: Jonathan M. Levy, Jonathan M. Levy, Jonathan M. Levy, Wei-Hsi Yeh, Nachiket Pendse, Nachiket Pendse. Apr 06,  · Feener, C., Koenig, M. & Kunkel, L. Alternative splicing of human dystrophin mRNA generates isoforms at the carboxy terminus. Nature , – () doi/a0 Download citationCited by:


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Dystrophin expression in the retina. by Vinita N. D"Souza Download PDF EPUB FB2

May 01,  · Dystrophin expression in the human retina is required for normal function as defined by electroretinography Skip to main content Thank you for visiting mikemccarthycomedy.com Cited by: dystrobrevin expression in the retina yet, but recently our data demonstrate that dystrobrevin is expressed at the paravitreous and perivascular regions, in the ILM, OPL and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) of the retina (manuscript in submission).

Dystrophin and DAPs expression in the retina is summarized in Table 1. Since its description, the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex has emerged as an important structural unit of muscle and also as a critical nexus for understanding muscular dystrophies arising from defects in several distinct mikemccarthycomedy.com by: 5.

Temporal and spatial expression patterns of dystrophin gene products in the retina. (A) Western blot analysis of dystrophin gene products shows that the retina expresses at least 4 different dystrophin gene products at similar levels (Dp, Dp, Dp and Dp71), while brain and muscle tissue predominantly express 1 gene mikemccarthycomedy.com: Felicitas Bucher, Felicitas Bucher, Mollie S.H.

Friedlander, Edith Aguilar, Toshihide Kurihara, Tim. analyzing the expression patterns of dystrophin isoforms in the developing and adult newt retina using Dpspecific 5F3 mAb in addition to H-5A3 mAb.

Western blot analysis showed the pre-sence in adult newt retina of dystrophin family isoforms, i.e., Cited by: 2. In this report, we compare the temporal and regional expression patterns of dystrophin and Dp71 at different stages of embryonic development and during retinal differentiation in zebrafish.

The Dp71 transcripts are the earliest to be expressed at 9–10 h post-fertilization (hpf) in the axial mikemccarthycomedy.com by: Dystrophin is primarily expressed in skeletal, Dystrophin expression in the retina. book, and smooth muscle cells, with smaller amounts expressed in the brain and retina.

Isoforms of dystrophin, which are smaller in size, are expressed in nearly all tissues examined. Dystrophin Dp71 is expressed in all tissues, with the exception of skeletal muscle, and is the main Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) gene product in brain.

Oct 13,  · Last week, I criticized Sarepta Therapeutics for failing to disclose critical dystrophin expression data regarding their exon-skipping drug candidate eteplirsen for the treatment of DMD. Instead, they merely disclosed the percentage of muscle fibers staining positive for dystrophin, i.e.

fibers that expressed some dystrophin, which, of course, would be a much more impressively sounding Author: Dirk Haussecker. The dystrophin gene is the largest gene described in human beings, it spans more than 2·5 million bp of genomic sequence, which correspond to about 0·1% of the total human genome1, 2, 3 or about 1·5% of the entire × chromosome.

99% of the gene for dystrophin is made of introns; and the coding sequence is 86 exons (including seven promoters linked to unique first exons).Cited by: Amplitudes and implicit times were measured for a-waves, b-waves, and digitally filtered oscillatory mikemccarthycomedy.commdx Cv5 mice, with mutations near the amino terminus and lacking expression of Dp, had ERGs similar to those of C57BL/6J mikemccarthycomedy.com Cv2 andmdx Cv4 mice, with mutations in the center of dystrophin and who do not express isoforms Dp, Dp, or Dp (mdx Cv4), had Cited by: The expression patterns of the DMD (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy) gene products, especially of Dp71 (apodystrophin-1) were investigated by immunofluorescence and immunoblotting in the retina of the Amphibian urodele Pleurodeles waltl.

H-5A3 monoclonal antibody (mAb), directed against the C-terminal region of dystrophin/utrophin, and 5F3 mAb, directed against the last 31 amino acids of Cited by: 2. rna and protein expression summary i Below is an overview of RNA and protein expression data generated in the Human Protein Atlas project.

Analyzed tissues are divided into color-coded groups according to which functional features they have in common. Dystrophin is a protein located between the sarcolemma and the outermost layer of myofilaments in the muscle fiber.

It is a cohesive protein, linking actin filaments to other support proteins that reside on the inside surface of each muscle fiber's plasma membrane (sarcolemma).Aliases: DMD, BMD, CMD3B, DXS.

Jun 07,  · Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD; OMIM ) is an X-linked recessive disorder that affects 1 in 3, males and is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene (Blake et al, ).

The gene is the largest in the human genome, encompassing million Cited by: Dystroglycan Expression in the Retina The absence of dystrophin in DMD and in one of its animal models, the rndx mouse, leads to a reduction of expression of some members of the DGC.

Sep 01,  · At P5, the outer plexiform layer has begun to form in the central retina, as judged by dystrophin (Dys) expression (A), At P10, the entire retina has developed an outer plexiform layer in which dystrophins are prominently expressed (Fig.

10 A).Cited by: Jun 10,  · Introduction. Dp71 belongs to the dystrophin superfamily, and is a short product of the DMD gene, located on the X chromosome, involved in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) ().Dp71—a membrane-bound cytoskeletal protein ()—plays an important role in glial and vascular functions in the mikemccarthycomedy.com forms, with other proteins called dystrophin associated proteins (DAPs), a dystrophin Cited by: 9.

The abnormal retinal neurotransmission observed in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients and in some genotypes of mice lacking dystrophin has been attributed to altered expression of short. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a rare genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness, is caused by the absence or a decreased amount of the muscle cytoskeletal protein dystrophin.

Currently, several therapeutic approaches to cure DMD are being investigated, which can be categorized into two groups: therapies that aim to restore dystrophin expression, and those that aim Cited by: Dystrophin and Its Isoforms.

and that a severe reduction of dystrophin has no gross effect on retinal structure, but could influence intraretinal signalling at the level of the photoreceptor. Apr 13,  · In the retina, dystrophin is expressed at the level of the outer plexiform layer (Dp) in the inner limiting membrane (Dp71).

7 – 12 Dp is also found at the cone pedicle, in the region of the ribbon synapse. 13 Electrophysiological studies showed that Dp is essential for the physiology of the retina, since patients with DMD and deletions downstream of exon 30 had serious impairment in both Cited by: Oct 01,  · DMD, the largest known human gene, provides instructions for making a protein called mikemccarthycomedy.com protein is located primarily in muscles used for movement (skeletal muscles) and in heart (cardiac) muscle.

Small amounts of dystrophin are present in nerve cells in the brain. Jul 22,  · It is also essential for cell survival via its transmembrane signaling function and modulation of vasomotor response to physical activity Three isoforms of dystrophin are derived from independent promoters in the brain, retina, and Purkinje cerebellar neurons; mutations in these tissue specific isoforms of dystrophin likely contribute to the extramuscular manifestations of DMD, including cognitive, Cited by: Aug 19,  · Overexpression of dystrophin in transgenic mdx mice eliminates dystrophic symptoms without toxicity Skip to main content Thank you for visiting mikemccarthycomedy.com by: Absent dystrophin muscle (M) isoform expression; Increased expression of brain (B) & cerebellar Purkinje (CP) isoforms.

Upregulated by dystrophin muscle enhancer 1 (DME1) 4 Muscle-specific enhancer in dystrophin gene; B & CP isoforms are full length ( kDa) like the M isoform Intron Alu-like sequence rearrangement Alu-like sequence: bp.

Europe PMC is an archive of life sciences journal literature. Expression patterns of dystrophin products, especially of apodystrophin-1/Dp71, in the neural retina of Amphib ian urodele Pleurodeles mikemccarthycomedy.com: Arsanto JP.

Oct 05,  · Restoration of dystrophin expression was accompanied by improved muscle histology. Science, this issue p. [86][1] Mutations in the gene encoding dystrophin, a protein that maintains muscle integrity and function, cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).Cited by: Expression.

Dystroglycan is widely distributed in non-muscle tissues as well as in muscle tissues. During epithelial morphogenesis of kidney, the dystroglycan complex is shown to act as a receptor for the basement membrane. Dystroglycan expression in Mus musculus brain and neural retina Aliases: DAG1, DAG, A3a, AGRNR, DAG, MDDGC7.

Our current understanding suggests that it is the unknown glial role of brain dystrophin, rather than its GABAergic synaptic role, which is critical for cognitive function. We are, however, limited by lack of clarity regarding both the expression of some of the intermediate isoforms in the brain and the true core function of the dystrophin.

We have previously shown that the deletion of the dystrophin Dp71 gene induces a highly permeable blood retinal barrier (BRB). Given that BRB breakdown is involved in retinal inflammation and the.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Brain Function 93 Fig. The molecular organization of the DGC -like complexes and associated proteins in neurons (Modified from Waite et al. central components of DGCs, have been implic ated in the stabilisation of neurotransmitter. @article{osti_, title = {Possible influences on the expression of X chromosome-linked dystrophin abnormalities by heterozygosity for autosomal recessive Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy}, author = {Beggs, A.H.

and Neumann, P.E. and Anderson, M.S. and Kunkel, L.M. and Arahata, Kiichi and Arikawa, Eri and Nonaka, Ikuya}, abstractNote = {Abnormalities of dystrophin, a.

Mar 01,  · A novel approach to gene correction by genome editing shows great promise as a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). CRISPR/Cas9 delivered by adeno-associated virus to a mouse model for Cited by: 2.

Dystrophin–glycoprotein complex. Dystrophin is the protein that plays a central role in trans-sarcolemmal linkage between the basement membrane and the intracellular actin cytoskeleton, and is the product of the largest identified gene in the human genome [].The complexity of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) gene expression, which results in multiple transcripts and protein isoforms, has Author: Doris Cerecedo.

The spatial and temporal expression of the dystrophin gene has been examined during mouse embryogenesis, using in situ hybridization on tissue sections with a probe from the 5' end of the. Utrophin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the UTRN gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a component of the mikemccarthycomedy.comin was found during research into Duchenne's muscular mikemccarthycomedy.com name is a contraction for ubiquitous mikemccarthycomedy.com kb gene for utrophin is found on the long arm of human chromosome mikemccarthycomedy.comin was discovered due to its homology with mikemccarthycomedy.coms: UTRN, DMDL, DRP, DRP1, utrophin.

Apr 01,  · PURPOSE Mutations in the dystrophin gene result in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). DMD is associated with an abnormal electroretinogram (ERG) if the mutation disrupts the translation of retinal dystrophin (Dp). Our aim was to determine if incomplete ERG abnormalities would be associated with heterozygous carriers of dystrophin gene mutations.

METHODS Ganzfeld Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {More deletions in the 5{prime} region than in the central region of the dystrophin gene were identified among Filipino Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy patients}, author = {NONE}, abstractNote = {This report describes mutations in the dystrophin gene and the frequency of these mutations in Filipino pedigrees with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.

Western blot analysis revealed the expression of several dystrophin isoforms in wild type and mdx retina, possibly explaining the unaltered expression of α‐ and β‐dystroglycan in the mdx central nervous system (CNS).

Our results support the hypothesis that a‐ and β‐DG can interact with dystrophin and DRP in the CNS and perform Cited by:.

@article{osti_, title = {Relatively low proportion of dystrophin gene deletions in Israeili Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy patients}, author = {Shomrat, R. and Gluck, E. and Legum, C. and Shiloh, Y.}, abstractNote = {Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) are allelic disorders caused by mutations in the X-linked dystrophin gene.Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe type of muscular dystrophy.

The symptom of muscle weakness usually begins around the age of four in boys and worsens quickly. Typically muscle loss occurs first in the thighs and pelvis followed by those of the arms. This can result in trouble standing up.

Most are unable to walk by the age of Affected muscles may look larger due to increased Causes: Genetic (X-linked recessive).Kathleen Gustafson was awarded a Ph.D.

in Visual Electrophysiology in for describing abnormalities in retinal signal processing in human subjects with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and mouse models with dystrophin mutations. This work led to the co-discovery of a new dystrophin isoform found only in retina (Dp).