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Mitochondrial TRNN gene

The ensemble of all mitochondrial genes is tested if a mitochondrial disorder has to be diagnosed.


Research Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

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Vives-Bauza C et al. (2003) Genotype-phenotype correlation in the 5703G>A mutation in the tRNA(ASN) gene of mitochondrial DNA.

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Meulemans A et al. (2006) A novel mitochondrial transfer RNA(Asn) mutation causing multiorgan failure.

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Seibel P et al. (1994) Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia is associated with a novel mutation in the mitochondrial tRNA(Asn) gene.

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None (1993) Heavy traffic at a dual-purpose human mitochondrial tRNA gene.

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Moraes CT et al. (1993) Two novel pathogenic mitochondrial DNA mutations affecting organelle number and protein synthesis. Is the tRNA(Leu(UUR)) gene an etiologic hot spot?

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Hao H et al. (1997) A disease-associated G5703A mutation in human mitochondrial DNA causes a conformational change and a marked decrease in steady-state levels of mitochondrial tRNA(Asn).

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NCBI article

NCBI 4570 external link

OMIM.ORG article

Omim 590010 external link

Orphanet article

Orphanet ID 364766 external link
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