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  • n. Any of a class of proteins, normally secreted into the aqueous humor of the eye, that sometimes accumulate to cause glaucoma

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Examples

  • One of these seven non-synonymous mutations represented a previously unreported amino-acid substitution of cysteine for arginine at codon 296 (p. R296C) of the myocilin protein.

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  • To identify the prevalence of myocilin gene mutations in a UK glaucoma cohort.

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  • Point mutation analysis of the myocilin gene was carried out using six overlapping PCR fragments covering the entire coding sequence of the gene.

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  • Tibudan M, Samaraweera M, Shen X, Yue BYJT (2007) Interaction between two glaucoma genes, optineurin and myocilin.

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  • Three candidate genes identified within these loci include myocilin (GLC1A), optineurin (GLC1E), and WD40-repeat36 (WDR36, GLC1G) [1] - [3]

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  • Obazawa M, Mashima Y, Sanuki N, Noda S, Kudoh J, et al. (2004) Analysis of porcine optineurin and myocilin expression in trabecular meshwork cells and astrocytes from optic nerve head.

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  • The Pembroke history teacher has an abnormality of the myocilin gene, which causes an aggressive form of the disease.

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  • Three candidate genes identified within these loci include myocilin (GLC1A), optineurin (GLC1E), and WD40-repeat36 (WDR36, GLC1G) [1] - [3].

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