Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

X-linked syndromic mental retardation Lubs type

X-linked syndromic mental retardation of Lubs type is an allelic variant of the mental retardation caused by MECP2 gene mutations.

Systematic

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MECP2
X-linked syndromic mental retardation Lubs type
MECP2

References:

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Collins AL et al. (2004) Mild overexpression of MeCP2 causes a progressive neurological disorder in mice.

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Meins M et al. (2005) Submicroscopic duplication in Xq28 causes increased expression of the MECP2 gene in a boy with severe mental retardation and features of Rett syndrome.

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Van Esch H et al. (2005) Duplication of the MECP2 region is a frequent cause of severe mental retardation and progressive neurological symptoms in males.

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del Gaudio D et al. (2006) Increased MECP2 gene copy number as the result of genomic duplication in neurodevelopmentally delayed males.

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Carvalho CM et al. (2009) Complex rearrangements in patients with duplications of MECP2 can occur by fork stalling and template switching.

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Belligni EF et al. (2010) MECP2 duplication in a patient with congenital central hypoventilation.

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Lubs H et al. (1999) XLMR syndrome characterized by multiple respiratory infections, hypertelorism, severe CNS deterioration and early death localizes to distal Xq28.

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Friez MJ et al. (2006) Recurrent infections, hypotonia, and mental retardation caused by duplication of MECP2 and adjacent region in Xq28.

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Lugtenberg D et al. (2009) Structural variation in Xq28: MECP2 duplications in 1% of patients with unexplained XLMR and in 2% of male patients with severe encephalopathy.

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Ramocki MB et al. (2009) Autism and other neuropsychiatric symptoms are prevalent in individuals with MeCP2 duplication syndrome.

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Ramocki MB et al. (2010) The MECP2 duplication syndrome.

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Samaco RC et al. (2012) Crh and Oprm1 mediate anxiety-related behavior and social approach in a mouse model of MECP2 duplication syndrome.

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Sztainberg Y et al. (2015) Reversal of phenotypes in MECP2 duplication mice using genetic rescue or antisense oligonucleotides.

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OMIM.ORG article

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Update: April 29, 2019