Dwarfism

Known as: DWARF, Dwarfism [Disease/Finding], Severe short stature 
A genetic or pathological condition that is characterized by short stature and undersize. Abnormal skeletal growth usually results in an adult who is… (More)

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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Periostin was originally identified as an osteoblast-specific factor and is highly expressed in the embryonic periosteum, cardiac… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Studies in invertebrates have led to the identification of a number of genes that regulate lifespan, some of which encode… (More)
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2003
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2003
To elucidate the functions of the serine/threonine kinase Akt/PKB in vivo, we generated mice lacking both akt1 and akt2 genes… (More)
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2001
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2001
Longitudinal bone growth is determined by endochondral ossification that occurs as chondrocytes in the cartilaginous growth plate… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
MT1-MMP is a membrane-bound matrix metalloproteinase (MT-MMP) capable of mediating pericellular proteolysis of extracellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A rice Dwarf 1 gene was identified by using a map-based cloning strategy. Its recessive mutant allele confers a dwarf phenotype… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A transcription factor, Cbfa1, which belongs to the runt-domain gene family, is expressed restrictively in fetal development. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The gene apparently responsible for a heritable form of murine pituitary-dependent dwarfism (Ames dwarf, df) has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Achondroplasia (ACH) is the most common genetic form of dwarfism. This disorder is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Newborn mice homozygous for a targeted disruption of insulin-like growth factor gene (Igf-1) exhibit a growth deficiency similar… (More)
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