Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome


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Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

[¦wis·kət ′ȯl‚drich ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A hereditary immunodeficiency disease characterized by a low number of small platelets in the blood, eczema, and defective cell-mediated immunity.
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Molecular characterization of sialophorin (CD43), the lymphocyte surface sialoglycoprotein defective in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
Mutations of the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP): hotspots, effect on transcription, and translation and phenotype/ genotype correlation.
X-linked thrombocytopenia (XLT) is a congenital disease characterized by small platelets and a clinical spectrum that generally does not include other features of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), such as eczema and recurrent infections.
Aberrant O-linked oligosaccharide biosynthesis in lymphocytes and platelets from patients with the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
Genetic Correction of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from a Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Patient Normalizes the Immune Defects[Abstract #94]; Session: "Gene Targeting and Gene Correction," Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
Danny, of Normanby, received a bone marrow transplant at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary after being diagnosed with the rare genetic condition Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome.
Correlagen currently offers genetic testing for SCID (including XSCID), Hyper IgM Syndrome Type 2, X-linked Agammaglobulinemia, and Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome.
Development of ZFN-based preclinical in vitro cell model in human embryonic stem cells for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
He'd been diagnosed with rare genetic condition Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome which, if untreated, would eventually rob him of his immune system.
CGD is also a logical target because success with this rare disease may help extend the stem cell transplant approach to a broad group of non-malignant, inherited blood and immune disorders, such as thalassemia, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, Gaucher's disease, even sickle cell anemia.
Danny needed a transplant because the rare condition he suffers from, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, left him unable to properly fight infections.