MECP2 gene

Known as: MECP2, METHYL-CpG-BINDING PROTEIN 2, Methyl CpG Binding Protein 2 (Rett Syndrome) Gene 
This gene plays a role in both the recognition of DNA methylation and the regulation of transcription.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Rett syndrome (RTT) is a neurodevelopmental autism spectrum disorder that affects girls due primarily to mutations in the gene… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Mutations in the gene encoding the transcriptional repressor methyl-CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2) cause the neurodevelopmental… (More)
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2008
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2008
Rett Syndrome (RTT) is an autism spectrum disorder caused by mutations in the X-linked gene encoding methyl-CpG binding protein 2… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mutations in the MECP2 gene cause Rett syndrome (RTT). Bdnf is a MeCP2 target gene; however, its role in RTT pathogenesis is… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Purpose: Mutations in the MECP2 gene are associated with Rett syndrome, an X-linked mental retardation disorder in females… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Rett syndrome is a severe X-linked neurological disorder in which most patients have mutations in the methyl-CpG binding protein… (More)
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2004
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2004
Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder and one of the causes of mental retardation and autistic behavior in girls, as… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cytosine methylation in CpG dinucleotides is believed to be important in gene regulation, and is generally associated with… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mutations in the methyl-CpG binding protein 2 (MECP2) gene cause Rett syndrome (RTT), a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rett syndrome (RTT) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by loss of acquired skills after a period of normal… (More)
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