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Carbonic anhydrase 4

The CA4 gene encodes carbonic anhydrases 4 which belongs to the family of zinc metalloenzymes that catalyze the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. Mutations cause autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa 17.


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

Related Diseases:

Retinitis pigmentosa 17



Yang Z et al. (2005) Mutant carbonic anhydrase 4 impairs pH regulation and causes retinal photoreceptor degeneration.

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Chandrashekar J et al. (2009) The taste of carbonation.

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Shah GN et al. (2005) Carbonic anhydrase IV and XIV knockout mice: roles of the respective carbonic anhydrases in buffering the extracellular space in brain.

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Fleming RE et al. (1995) Carbonic anhydrase IV expression in rat and human gastrointestinal tract regional, cellular, and subcellular localization.

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Okuyama T et al. (1993) Genomic organization and localization of gene for human carbonic anhydrase IV to chromosome 17q.

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Fleming RE et al. (1993) Pulmonary carbonic anhydrase IV: developmental regulation and cell-specific expression in the capillary endothelium.

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Sender S et al. (1994) Immunohistochemical localization of carbonic anhydrase IV in capillaries of rat and human skeletal muscle.

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Whitney PL et al. (1982) Membrane-associated carbonic anhydrase purified from bovine lung.

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Brown D et al. (1990) Localization of membrane-associated carbonic anhydrase type IV in kidney epithelial cells.

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Zhu XL et al. (1990) Carbonic anhydrase IV from human lung. Purification, characterization, and comparison with membrane carbonic anhydrase from human kidney.

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Hageman GS et al. (1991) Localization of carbonic anhydrase IV in a specific capillary bed of the human eye.

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Ghandour MS et al. (1992) Carbonic anhydrase IV on brain capillary endothelial cells: a marker associated with the blood-brain barrier.

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Okuyama T et al. (1992) Human carbonic anhydrase IV: cDNA cloning, sequence comparison, and expression in COS cell membranes.

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Bardien S et al. (1997) Retinitis pigmentosa locus on 17q (RP17): fine localization to 17q22 and exclusion of the PDEG and TIMP2 genes.

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Bardien S et al. (1995) An eighth locus for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa is linked to chromosome 17q.

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Alvarez BV et al. (2007) Identification and characterization of a novel mutation in the carbonic anhydrase IV gene that causes retinitis pigmentosa.

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Rebello G et al. (2004) Apoptosis-inducing signal sequence mutation in carbonic anhydrase IV identified in patients with the RP17 form of retinitis pigmentosa.

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Orphanet article

Orphanet ID 119122 external link

NCBI article

NCBI 762 external link

OMIM.ORG article

Omim 114760 external link

Wikipedia article

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