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Twenty-six patients with Gaucher's disease diagnosed in the United Kingdom and two obligate carriers, all of non-Jewish origin, were screened for the two common disease causing mutations and two rarer mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene. These mutations are referred to as N370S, L444P, Ins84G, and 1066 + 1G-->A, respectively. The results showed that out of 54 alleles screened, 26% were N370S, 35% were L444P, and the remaining 39% were rare or undefined. The results also showed a clear correlation between the presence of at least one N370S allele and mild disease.

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Med Genet

Publication Date

04/1993

Volume

30

Pages

280 - 283

Keywords

Alleles, Base Sequence, DNA, DNA Mutational Analysis, Gaucher Disease, Gene Frequency, Glucosylceramidase, Humans, Molecular Sequence Data, Polymerase Chain Reaction, United Kingdom