Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

WD repeat-containing protein 19

The WDR19 gene encodes a ciliary protein that is responsible for intraflagellar transport. Mutations cause various recessive ciliopathies such as Senior-Loken syndrome 8, and Nephronophthisis 13.

Genetests:

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

Related Diseases:

Nephronophthisis 13
WDR19
Senior-Loken syndrome 8
WDR19
Short-rib thoracic dysplasia with or without polydactyly 05
WDR19
Cranioectodermal dysplasia 4
WDR19

References:

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Lin B et. al. (2003) Isolation and characterization of human and mouse WDR19,a novel WD-repeat protein exhibiting androgen-regulated expression in prostate epithelium.

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de Vries J et. al. (2010) Jeune syndrome: description of 13 cases and a proposal for follow-up protocol.

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Bredrup C et. al. (2011) Ciliopathies with skeletal anomalies and renal insufficiency due to mutations in the IFT-A gene WDR19.

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4.

Halbritter J et. al. (2013) Identification of 99 novel mutations in a worldwide cohort of 1,056 patients with a nephronophthisis-related ciliopathy.

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5.

Coussa RG et. al. (2013) WDR19: an ancient, retrograde, intraflagellar ciliary protein is mutated in autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa and in Senior-Loken syndrome.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018