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Prevalence and clinical characteristics of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness caused by the mt3243A > G mutation in young adult diabetic subjects in Sri Lanka.

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AIMS: The maternally inherited mt3243A > G mutation is associated with a variable clinical phenotype including diabetes and deafness (MIDD). We aimed to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of MIDD in a large South Asian cohort of young adult-onset diabetic patients from Sri Lanka. METHODS: DNA was available from 994 subjects (age of diagnosis 16-40 years, age at recruitment < or = 45 years). Mutation screening was performed using a QRT-PCR method on an ABI 7900HT syst...

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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
370-374
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
Source identifiers:
25341
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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