NPHS2 gene

Known as: NPHS2, PDCN, PODOCIN 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2006
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2006
The prohibitin (PHB)-domain proteins are membrane proteins that regulate a variety of biological activities, including… (More)
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2005
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2005
Podocytes are specialized cells of the kidney that form the blood filtration barrier in the kidney glomerulus. The barrier… (More)
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2003
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2003
Hereditary nephrotic syndrome is a heterogeneous disease, characterized by heavy proteinuria and renal failure. Mutations of… (More)
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2003
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2003
A total of 179 children with sporadic nephrotic syndrome were screened for podocin mutations: 120 with steroid resistance, and 59… (More)
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2003
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2003
Glomerular visceral epithelial cells (podocytes) appear to play a central role in maintaining the selective filtration barrier of… (More)
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2002
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2002
Mutations in NPHS2, encoding podocin, have been identified in childhood onset focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). The… (More)
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2002
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2002
The discovery of the genes for nephrin and podocin, which are mutated in two types of congenital nephrotic syndrome, was pivotal… (More)
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2002
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2002
The human kidneys filter 70 liters of blood plasma every day. The hallmark of almost all kidney diseases, whether acquired or… (More)
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2002
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2002
We recently cloned a novel gene, NPHS2, involved in autosomal recessive steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. This gene encodes a… (More)
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2001
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2001
NPHS2 was recently identified as a gene whose mutations cause autosomal recessive steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Its… (More)
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