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13q Deletion and central nervous system anomalies: further insights from karyotype–phenotype analyses of 14 patients
Background: Chromosome 13q deletion is associated with varying phenotypes, which seem to depend on the location of the deleted segment. Although various attempts have been made to link the 13qExpand
Molecular Mechanisms Generating and Stabilizing Terminal 22q13 Deletions in 44 Subjects with Phelan/McDermid Syndrome
In this study, we used deletions at 22q13, which represent a substantial source of human pathology (Phelan/McDermid syndrome), as a model for investigating the molecular mechanisms of terminalExpand
Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. A video-polysomnographic and genetic appraisal of 40 patients and delineation of the epileptic syndrome.
A number of clinical and aetiological studies have been performed, during the last 30 years, on patients with abnormal nocturnal motor and behavioural phenomena. The aetiological conclusions of theseExpand
Autosomal dominant restless legs syndrome maps on chromosome 14q.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible desire to move the extremities associated with paraesthesia/dysaesthesia. These symptoms occurExpand
Novel mutations in the CDKL5 gene, predicted effects and associated phenotypes
It has been found that CDKL5 gene mutations are responsible for early-onset epilepsy and drug resistance. We screened a population of 92 patients with classic/atypical Rett syndrome, 17Expand
Molecular and genomic characterisation of cryptic chromosomal alterations leading to paternal duplication of the 11p15.5 Beckwith-Wiedemann region
Background: Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is an overgrowth disorder with increased risk of paediatric tumours. The aetiology involves epigenetic and genetic alterations affecting the 11p15Expand
Phenotype and genotype in 103 patients with tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome.
Tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndrome (TRPS) is characterized by craniofacial and skeletal abnormalities, and subdivided in TRPS I, caused by mutations in TRPS1, and TRPS II, caused by a contiguous geneExpand
Evaluation of autism traits in Angelman syndrome: a resource to unfold autism genes
Linkage and cytogenetics studies have found the Angelman syndrome (AS) chromosomal region to be of relevance to autism disorder (AD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Autism is considered part ofExpand
Characterization of the genomic structure of the human neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor CHRNA5/A3/B4 gene cluster and identification of novel intragenic polymorphisms
AbstractGenes coding for the α5, α3, and β4 subunits (CHRNA5, CHRNA3, and CHRNB4) of the neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are clustered on chromosome 15q24. Linkage of thisExpand
From Whole Gene Deletion to Point Mutations of EP300‐Positive Rubinstein–Taybi Patients: New Insights into the Mutational Spectrum and Peculiar Clinical Hallmarks
Rubinstein–Taybi syndrome (RSTS) is a rare congenital neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by growth deficiency, skeletal abnormalities, dysmorphic features, and intellectual disability.Expand
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