Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Fibroblast growth factor 20

The FGF20 gene encodes a fibroblast growth factor mutations of which cause autosomal recessive renal aplasia type 2.

Genetests:

Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Renal hypodysplasia/aplasia 2
FGF20

References:

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Barak H et al. (2012) FGF9 and FGF20 maintain the stemness of nephron progenitors in mice and man.

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Katoh M et al. (2005) Comparative genomics on FGF20 orthologs.

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Kirikoshi H et al. (2000) Molecular cloning and characterization of human FGF-20 on chromosome 8p21.3-p22.

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Jeffers M et al. (2001) Identification of a novel human fibroblast growth factor and characterization of its role in oncogenesis.

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Scott WK et al. (2001) Complete genomic screen in Parkinson disease: evidence for multiple genes.

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van der Walt JM et al. (2004) Fibroblast growth factor 20 polymorphisms and haplotypes strongly influence risk of Parkinson disease.

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Clarimon J et al. (2005) Lack of evidence for a genetic association between FGF20 and Parkinson's disease in Finnish and Greek patients.

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Whitehead GG et al. (2005) fgf20 is essential for initiating zebrafish fin regeneration.

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Wang G et al. (2008) Variation in the miRNA-433 binding site of FGF20 confers risk for Parkinson disease by overexpression of alpha-synuclein.

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Wider C et al. (2009) FGF20 and Parkinson's disease: no evidence of association or pathogenicity via alpha-synuclein expression.

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Orphanet article

Orphanet ID 401132 [^]
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NCBI article

NCBI 26281 [^]
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OMIM.ORG article

Omim 605558 [^]
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Wikipedia article

Wikipedia EN (FGF20) [^]
Update: April 29, 2019