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sarcoglycan

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

A family of transmembrane proteins involved in the dystrophin-associated protein complex and that, together with dystrophin, dystroglycans, and syntrophins, link the contractile system of...

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sarcoglycan

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

A family of transmembrane proteins involved in the dystrophin-associated protein complex and that, together with dystrophin, dystroglycans, and syntrophins, link the contractile system of...

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sarcoglycans

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 61 words.

A family of transmembrane proteins involved in the *dystrophin-associated protein complex and that, together with dystrophin, *dystroglycans,

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sarcoglycan

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 74 words.

a complex of proteins found in skeletal and cardiac muscle, associated with the dystrophin glycoprotein complex but of unknown function.

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ζ-Sarcoglycan, a novel component of the sarcoglycan complex, is reduced in muscular dystrophy

Matthew T. Wheeler, Sara Zarnegar and Elizabeth M. McNally.

in Human Molecular Genetics

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 4703 words.

The dystrophin glycoprotein complex (DGC) is found at the plasma membrane of muscle cells, where it provides a link between the cytoskeleton and the extracellular matrix. A subcomplex within...

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ε-Sarcoglycan compensates for lack of α-sarcoglycan in a mouse model of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Michihiro Imamura, Yasushi Mochizuki, Eva Engvall and Shin'ichi Takeda.

in Human Molecular Genetics

March 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 5608 words.

Dystrophin and the dystrophin-associated protein (DAP) complex protect the sarcolemma against contraction-induced injury and serve as a mechanical link between the extracellular matrix and...

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Loss of the Sarcoglycan Complex and Sarcospan Leads to Muscular Dystrophy in β-Sarcoglycan-Deficient Mice

Kenji Araishi, Toshikuni Sasaoka, Michihiro Imamura, Satoru Noguchi, Hiroshi Hama, Eriko Wakabayashi, Mikiharu Yoshida, Tetsuro Hori and Eijiro Ozawa.

in Human Molecular Genetics

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 7416 words.

β-Sarcoglycan, one of the subunits of the sarcoglycan complex, is a transmembranous glycoprotein which associates with dystrophin and is the molecule responsible for β-sarcoglycanopathy, a...

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Genomic deletion size at the epsilon-sarcoglycan locus determines the clinical phenotype

Friedrich Asmus, Lena Elisabeth Hjermind, Erik Dupont, Janine Wagenstaller, Edda Haberlandt, Marita Munz, Tim M. Strom and Thomas Gasser.

in Brain

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 5175 words.

Myoclonus–dystonia (M–D, DYT11) is a dystonia plus syndrome characterized by brief myoclonic jerks predominantly of neck and upper limbs in combination with focal or segmental dystonia. It...

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Decrease in sarcoglycans and dystrophin in failing heart following acute myocardial infarction

Hiroyuki Yoshida, Masaya Takahashi, Miki Koshimizu, Kouichi Tanonaka, Ryo Oikawa, Teruhiko Toyo-oka and Satoshi Takeo.

in Cardiovascular Research

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5362 words.

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Objective: Genetic defects in several sarcoglycans (SGs) and dystrophin (Dys) play a critical role in cardiomyopathy. The present study...

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Combined deficiency of alpha and epsilon sarcoglycan disrupts the cardiac dystrophin complex

Alessio Lancioni, Ida Luisa Rotundo, Yvonne Monique Kobayashi, Luca D'Orsi, Stefania Aurino, Gerardo Nigro, Giulio Piluso, Dario Acampora, Mafalda Cacciottolo, Kevin P. Campbell and Vincenzo Nigro.

in Human Molecular Genetics

December 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 5583 words.

Cardiomyopathy is a puzzling complication in addition to skeletal muscle pathology for patients with mutations in β-, γ- or δ-sarcoglycan (SG) genes. Patients with mutations in α-SG rarely...

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Gamma-sarcoglycan is required for the response of archvillin to mechanical stimulation in skeletal muscle

Janelle M. Spinazzola, Tara C. Smith, Min Liu, Elizabeth J. Luna and Elisabeth R. Barton.

in Human Molecular Genetics

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 8643 words.

Loss of gamma-sarcoglycan (γ-SG) induces muscle degeneration and signaling defects in response to mechanical load, and its absence is common to both Duchenne and limb girdle muscular...

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