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Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy

An autosomal dominant form of hereditary corneal dystrophy due to a defect in cornea-specific KERATIN formation. Mutations in the genes that encode KERATIN-3 and KERATIN-12 have been linked to this disorder.
Also Known As:
Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann; Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy; Meesmann Corneal Epithelial Dystrophy; Meesmann Epithelial Corneal Dystrophy; Corneal Dystrophy, Meesmann
Networked: 10 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Moore, C B Tara: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2011)
2. Moore, Jonathan E: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2011)
3. Liao, Haihui: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2011)
4. Smith, Frances J D: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2011)
5. Yan, Ming: 1 article (04/2013)
6. Wu, Wei: 1 article (04/2013)
7. Li, MingYan: 1 article (04/2013)
8. Liu, Qing: 1 article (04/2013)
9. Wang, ShuLin: 1 article (04/2013)
10. Biddle, Fred G: 1 article (04/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy:
1. Keratin-12 (Keratin 12)IBA
2. Keratin-3 (Keratin 3)IBA
3. Keratins (Keratin)IBA
4. Small Interfering RNA (siRNA)IBA
5. Cytoskeletal ProteinsIBA