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Aryl-hydrocarbon-interacting protein-like 1

The AIPL1 gene encodes a chaperon. Mutations cause autosomal recessive Leber congenital amaurosis type 4.


Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Leber congenital amaurosis 04



Tan MH et al. (2009) Gene therapy for retinitis pigmentosa and Leber congenital amaurosis caused by defects in AIPL1: effective rescue of mouse models of partial and complete Aipl1 deficiency using AAV2/2 and AAV2/8 vectors.

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Sohocki MM et al. (2000) Mutations in a new photoreceptor-pineal gene on 17p cause Leber congenital amaurosis.

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Sohocki MM et al. (2000) Prevalence of AIPL1 mutations in inherited retinal degenerative disease.

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Kirschman LT et al. (2010) The Leber congenital amaurosis protein, AIPL1, is needed for the viability and functioning of cone photoreceptor cells.

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Aboshiha J et al. (2015) Preserved outer retina in AIPL1 Leber's congenital amaurosis: implications for gene therapy.

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Sohocki MM et al. (1999) Localization of retina/pineal-expressed sequences: identification of novel candidate genes for inherited retinal disorders.

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van der Spuy J et al. (2002) The Leber congenital amaurosis gene product AIPL1 is localized exclusively in rod photoreceptors of the adult human retina.

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Akey DT et al. (2002) The inherited blindness associated protein AIPL1 interacts with the cell cycle regulator protein NUB1.

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Ramamurthy V et al. (2003) AIPL1, a protein implicated in Leber's congenital amaurosis, interacts with and aids in processing of farnesylated proteins.

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Liu X et al. (2004) AIPL1, the protein that is defective in Leber congenital amaurosis, is essential for the biosynthesis of retinal rod cGMP phosphodiesterase.

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Ramamurthy V et al. (2004) Leber congenital amaurosis linked to AIPL1: a mouse model reveals destabilization of cGMP phosphodiesterase.

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Makino CL et al. (2006) Effects of low AIPL1 expression on phototransduction in rods.

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Orphanet article

Orphanet ID 119559 external link

NCBI article

NCBI 23746 external link

OMIM.ORG article

Omim 604392 external link

Wikipedia article

Wikipedia EN (AIPL1) external link
Update: Aug. 14, 2020
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