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Familial amyloid cardiomyopathy

Disease ID:1129
Name:Familial amyloid cardiomyopathy
Associated with:1 target
Transthyretin amyloid cardiopathy | Transthyretin amyloidosis | Transthyretin-related familial amyloid cardiomyopathy | TTR-related cardiac amyloidosis
Familial amyloid cardiomyopathy (FAP) is a degenerative disease caused by the formation of transthyretin (TTR) amyloidogenic fibrils in the heart.
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Disease Ontology: DOID:0050638
OMIM: 105210
Orphanet: ORPHA85451


Drugs:  Tafamidis
References:  2
Mutations:  transthyretin is associated with 2 mutation. Click here for details


No ligand related data available for Familial amyloid cardiomyopathy


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1. Benson MD. (1991) Inherited amyloidosis. J Med Genet, 28 (2): 73-8. [PMID:1848299]

2. Bulawa CE, Connelly S, Devit M, Wang L, Weigel C, Fleming JA, Packman J, Powers ET, Wiseman RL, Foss TR et al.. (2012) Tafamidis, a potent and selective transthyretin kinetic stabilizer that inhibits the amyloid cascade. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 109 (24): 9629-34. [PMID:22645360]

3. Penchala SC, Connelly S, Wang Y, Park MS, Zhao L, Baranczak A, Rappley I, Vogel H, Liedtke M, Witteles RM et al.. (2013) AG10 inhibits amyloidogenesis and cellular toxicity of the familial amyloid cardiomyopathy-associated V122I transthyretin. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110 (24): 9992-7. [PMID:23716704]