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Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Disease ID:67
Name:Andersen-Tawil syndrome
Associated with:1 target
Andersen cardiodysrhythmic periodic paralysis | Andersen's syndrome | Andersen syndrome | Cardiodysrhythmic potassium-sensitive periodic paralysis
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Disease Ontology: DOID:0050434
OMIM: 170390
Orphanet: ORPHA37553


Role:  Disruption of the flow of potassium ions in skeletal and cardiac muscle.
Comments:  Characteristics of Andersen-Tawil syndrome are periodic paralysis, cardiac arrhythmia and developmental abnormalities.
References:  1-2
Mutations:  Kir2.1 is associated with 9 mutation. Click here for details


No ligand related data available for Andersen-Tawil syndrome


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1. Ma D, Tang XD, Rogers TB, Welling PA. (2007) An andersen-Tawil syndrome mutation in Kir2.1 (V302M) alters the G-loop cytoplasmic K+ conduction pathway. J. Biol. Chem., 282 (8): 5781-9. [PMID:17166852]

2. Plaster NM, Tawil R, Tristani-Firouzi M, Canún S, Bendahhou S, Tsunoda A, Donaldson MR, Iannaccone ST, Brunt E, Barohn R, Clark J, Deymeer F, George AL, Fish FA, Hahn A, Nitu A, Ozdemir C, Serdaroglu P, Subramony SH, Wolfe G, Fu YH, Ptácek LJ. (2001) Mutations in Kir2.1 cause the developmental and episodic electrical phenotypes of Andersen's syndrome. Cell, 105 (4): 511-9. [PMID:11371347]