Shinji Sakata

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BACKGROUND The human ether-a-go-go-related gene (HERG) encodes the α-subunit of rapidly activating delayed-rectifier potassium channels. Mutations in this gene cause long QT syndrome type 2 (LQT2). In most cases, mutations reduce the stability of the channel protein, which can be restored by heat shock (HS). METHODS We identified the novel mutant(More)
Cheiromegaly is an extremely rare syndrome characterized by unilateral hand hypertrophy with hyperhydrosis. Unilateral foot hypertrophy has been described as podomegaly. Cheiromegaly/podomegaly is usually seen in patients with syringomyelia. Although the underlying pathophysiology remains unknown, it is speculated that chronic cervical cord injury including(More)
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