alexa Mutations in NOTCH2 cause Hajdu-Cheney syndrome, a disorder of severe and progressive bone loss.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Simpson MA, Irving MD, Asilmaz E, Gray MJ, Dafou D,

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Abstract We used an exome-sequencing strategy and identified an allelic series of NOTCH2 mutations in Hajdu-Cheney syndrome, an autosomal dominant multisystem disorder characterized by severe and progressive bone loss. The Hajdu-Cheney syndrome mutations are predicted to lead to the premature truncation of NOTCH2 with either disruption or loss of the C-terminal proline-glutamate-serine-threonine-rich proteolytic recognition sequence, the absence of which has previously been shown to increase Notch signaling. This article was published in Nat Genet and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

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