Molecular strategies in genetic diagnosis of transthyretin-related hereditary amyloidosis

Alessandra Ferlini, Sergio Fini, Fabrizio Salvi, Maria Cristina Patrosso, Paolo Vezzoni, Antonino Forabosco

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Abstract

Transthyretin-related hereditary (TTR) amyloidoses represent a clinically heterogeneous group of diseases associated with various point mutations of the TTR gene. We propose a molecular strategy for the diagnosis of this group of disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2864-2866
Number of pages3
JournalFASEB Journal
Volume6
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1992

Keywords

  • Hereditary amyloidosis
  • RG-PCR sequence analysis
  • Transthyretin gene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology

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