Werner complex deficiency in cells disrupts the nuclear pore complex and the distribution of lamin B1
Li Zhi, et al.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research, 1833(12), 3338-3345 (2013)
Linda J W Bosch et al.
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 22(18), 4612-4622 (2016-04-29)
WRN promoter CpG island hypermethylation in colorectal cancer has been reported to increase sensitivity to irinotecan-based therapies. We aimed to characterize methylation of the WRN promoter, determine the effect of WRN promoter hypermethylation upon expression, and validate a previous report...
S Deepak Amalnath et al.
Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, 36(4), 323-325 (2017-08-11)
Werner syndrome is a rare progeroid syndrome caused by the WRN gene mutation. It is characterized by a general appearance of premature aging, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis, and an increased risk of malignancies. We report a patient who presented with...
Enzymatic and DNA binding properties of purified WRN protein: high affinity binding to single-stranded DNA but not to DNA damage induced by 4NQO
Orren D K, et al.
Nucleic Acids Research, 27(17), 3557-3566 (1999)
Bidisha Saha et al.
Molecular genetics & genomic medicine, 1(1), 7-14 (2013-08-13)
Werner syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by multiple features consistent with accelerated aging. It is caused by mutations in the WRN gene, which encodes a RecQ type helicase. To date, more than 70 disease-causing mutations have been...