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Variation in the miRNA-433 binding site of FGF20 is a risk factor for Parkinson's disease in Iranian population
DNA variations in the fibroblast growth factor 20 gene have been reported to be associated with Parkinson's disease (PD). The rs12720208, a functional SNP located in the 3'UTR region of the gene, wasExpand
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Detection of copy number changes in genes associated with Parkinson's disease in Iranian patients
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, after Alzheimer's disease. Genomic rearrangements are common mutations reported in PD patients. In this study, weExpand
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A Clinical and Molecular Genetic Study of 50 Families with Autosomal Recessive Parkinsonism Revealed Known and Novel Gene Mutations
In this study, the role of known Parkinson’s disease (PD) genes was examined in families with autosomal recessive (AR) parkinsonism to assist with the differential diagnosis of PD. Some familiesExpand
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The analysis of association between SNCA, HUSEYO and CSMD1 gene variants and Parkinson’s disease in Iranian population
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder. Both genetic and environmental factors are involved in the etiology of the disease. Many studies have revealed theExpand
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RIT2: responsible and susceptible gene for neurological and psychiatric disorders
RIT2 gene was recently introduced as a susceptibility gene in neurological disorders, a group of major problems in human society affecting millions of people worldwide. Several variants, includingExpand
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Analysis of CYP17, CYP19 and CYP1A1 Gene Polymorphisms in Iranian Women with Breast Cancer.
Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer and the second cause of mortality in women all around the world. It is caused by several factors including genetic determinants, so that both geneticExpand
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HLA‐DRA is associated with Parkinson's disease in Iranian population
The rs3129882, a noncoding variant in HLA‐DR, was found to be associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) using several genome‐wide association studies. The aim of this replication study was to exploreExpand
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RIT2, a susceptibility gene for Parkinson's disease in Iranian population
Parkinson’s disease (PD; OMIM 168600) is the second most common and a complex neurodegenerative disorder arising from a complex interaction between genetic and environmental factors. It affectsExpand
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Dominant and Protective Role of the CYTH4 Primate-Specific GTTT-Repeat Longer Alleles Against Neurodegeneration
Primate-specific genes and regulatory mechanisms could provide insight into human brain functioning and disease. In a genome-scale analysis of the entire protein-coding genes listed in the GeneCardsExpand
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The rs1572931 polymorphism of the RAB7L1 gene promoter is associated with reduced risk of Parkinson's disease
Abstract Introduction: Parkinson's disease (PD) is one of the most common neurologic disorders affecting about 2% of people over 65 years old and both genetic and environmental factors are involvedExpand
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