KERA (gene)

KERA (gene)

Keratocan, also known as KERA, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: KERA keratocan| url =| accessdate = ]

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summary_text = Keratan sulfate proteoglycans (KSPGs) are members of the small leucine-rich proteoglycan (SLRP) family. KSPGs, particularly keratocan, lumican (MIM 600616), and mimecan (MIM 602383), are important to the transparency of the cornea. [supplied by OMIM] cite web | title = Entrez Gene: KERA keratocan| url =| accessdate = ]


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*cite journal | author=Kurpakus Wheater M, Kernacki KA, Hazlett LD |title=Corneal cell proteins and ocular surface pathology. |journal=Biotechnic & histochemistry : official publication of the Biological Stain Commission |volume=74 |issue= 3 |pages= 146–59 |year= 1999 |pmid= 10416788 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Tahvanainen E, Forsius H, Karila E, "et al." |title=Cornea plana congenita gene assigned to the long arm of chromosome 12 by linkage analysis. |journal=Genomics |volume=26 |issue= 2 |pages= 290–3 |year= 1995 |pmid= 7601455 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Bonaldo MF, Lennon G, Soares MB |title=Normalization and subtraction: two approaches to facilitate gene discovery. |journal=Genome Res. |volume=6 |issue= 9 |pages= 791–806 |year= 1997 |pmid= 8889548 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Tasheva ES, Funderburgh JL, Funderburgh ML, "et al." |title=Structure and sequence of the gene encoding human keratocan. |journal=DNA Seq. |volume=10 |issue= 1 |pages= 67–74 |year= 2000 |pmid= 10565548 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Pellegata NS, Dieguez-Lucena JL, Joensuu T, "et al." |title=Mutations in KERA, encoding keratocan, cause cornea plana. |journal=Nat. Genet. |volume=25 |issue= 1 |pages= 91–5 |year= 2000 |pmid= 10802664 |doi= 10.1038/75664
*cite journal | author=Tasheva ES, Pettenati M, Von Kap-Her C, Conrad GW |title=Assignment of keratocan gene (KERA) to human chromosome band 12q22 by in situ hybridization. |journal=Cytogenet. Cell Genet. |volume=88 |issue= 3-4 |pages= 244–5 |year= 2000 |pmid= 10828599 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Tasheva ES, Conrad AH, Conrad GW |title=Identification and characterization of conserved cis-regulatory elements in the human keratocan gene promoter. |journal=Biochim. Biophys. Acta |volume=1492 |issue= 2-3 |pages= 452–9 |year= 2000 |pmid= 10899581 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Wentz-Hunter K, Cheng EL, Ueda J, "et al." |title=Keratocan expression is increased in the stroma of keratoconus corneas. |journal=Mol. Med. |volume=7 |issue= 7 |pages= 470–7 |year= 2002 |pmid= 11683372 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Lehmann OJ, El-ashry MF, Ebenezer ND, "et al." |title=A novel keratocan mutation causing autosomal recessive cornea plana. |journal=Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. |volume=42 |issue= 13 |pages= 3118–22 |year= 2002 |pmid= 11726611 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, "et al." |title=Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. |journal=Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. |volume=99 |issue= 26 |pages= 16899–903 |year= 2003 |pmid= 12477932 |doi= 10.1073/pnas.242603899
*cite journal | author=Khan A, Al-Saif A, Kambouris M |title=A novel KERA mutation associated with autosomal recessive cornea plana. |journal=Ophthalmic Genet. |volume=25 |issue= 2 |pages= 147–52 |year= 2004 |pmid= 15370545 |doi= 10.1080/13816810490514397
*cite journal | author=Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, "et al." |title=The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). |journal=Genome Res. |volume=14 |issue= 10B |pages= 2121–7 |year= 2004 |pmid= 15489334 |doi= 10.1101/gr.2596504
*cite journal | author=Ebenezer ND, Patel CB, Hariprasad SM, "et al." |title=Clinical and molecular characterization of a family with autosomal recessive cornea plana. |journal=Arch. Ophthalmol. |volume=123 |issue= 9 |pages= 1248–53 |year= 2005 |pmid= 16157807 |doi= 10.1001/archopht.123.9.1248
*cite journal | author=Liu T, Qian WJ, Gritsenko MA, "et al." |title=Human plasma N-glycoproteome analysis by immunoaffinity subtraction, hydrazide chemistry, and mass spectrometry. |journal=J. Proteome Res. |volume=4 |issue= 6 |pages= 2070–80 |year= 2006 |pmid= 16335952 |doi= 10.1021/pr0502065
*cite journal | author=Szabó V, Balogh K, Süveges I, "et al." |title=The role of lumican and keratocan genes in persistent subepithelial corneal haze following excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy. |journal=Mol. Vis. |volume=12 |issue= |pages= 597–605 |year= 2006 |pmid= 16760896 |doi=
*cite journal | author=Khan AO, Aldahmesh M, Meyer B |title=Recessive cornea plana in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. |journal=Ophthalmology |volume=113 |issue= 10 |pages= 1773–8 |year= 2006 |pmid= 17011957 |doi= 10.1016/j.ophtha.2006.04.026
*cite journal | author=Aldave AJ, Sonmez B, Bourla N, "et al." |title=Autosomal dominant cornea plana is not associated with pathogenic mutations in DCN, DSPG3, FOXC1, KERA, LUM, or PITX2. |journal=Ophthalmic Genet. |volume=28 |issue= 2 |pages= 57–67 |year= 2007 |pmid= 17558846 |doi= 10.1080/13816810701351321
*cite journal | author=Liskova P, Hysi PG, Williams D, "et al." |title=Study of p.N247S KERA mutation in a British family with cornea plana. |journal=Mol. Vis. |volume=13 |issue= |pages= 1339–47 |year= 2007 |pmid= 17679937 |doi=

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