Mutations of NPHP2 and NPHP3 in infantile nephronophthisis.

Nephronophthisis is an autosomal recessive chronic tubulointerstitial disease that progresses to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in about 10% of cases during infancy. Mutations in the INVS (NPHP2) gene were found in a few patients with infantile nephronophthisis. Mutations of NPHP3, known to be associated with adolescent nephronophthisis, were found in two… CONTINUE READING