xeroderma pigmentosum


xeroderma pigmentosum
Inherited (autosomal recessive) disease in humans associated with increased sensitivity to ultraviolet-induced mutagenesis, and thus to skin cancer. Sensitivity can be demonstrated in cultured cells, and appears to be due to deficiency in DNA repair, specifically in excision of ultraviolet-induced thymine dimers.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Xeroderma pigmentosum — Référence MIM Voir article Transmission Récessive Chromosome Voir article Gène Voir article Empreinte parentale Non Anticipation Non …   Wikipédia en Français

  • XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM — (от греч. xeros сухой и derma кожа) (синонимы: melanosis lenticularis progressiva, epithelio matosis pigmentosa, liodermia essentialis cum melanose et teleangiectasia, atrophoder ma pigmentosum et atrophic, parched skin), заболевание, описанное… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM — Maladie cutanée héréditaire, transmise selon le type récessif, et caractérisée par une sensibilité de la peau de certains enfants ou adolescents aux radiations lumineuses. Le xeroderma pigmentosum affecte les zones découvertes (mains, cou, face)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • xeroderma pigmentosum — xeroderma pig·men·to·sum .pig mən tō səm, .men n a genetic condition inherited as a recessive autosomal trait that is caused by a defect in mechanisms that repair DNA mutations (as those caused by ultraviolet light) and is characterized by the… …   Medical dictionary

  • xeroderma pigmentosum — xeroderma pigmentosum. См. пигментная ксеродерма. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • xeroderma pigmentosum — una afección precancerosa de herencia autosómica recesiva relacionada con un déficit de una enzima reparadora del DNA nuclear en el curso de la mitosis. Además de las manifestaciones neurológicas, esqueléticas y dermatológicas (poiquilodermia… …   Diccionario médico

  • Xeroderma pigmentosum — XP1 redirects here. For the phone, see Sonim XP1 ToughPhone. Xeroderma pigmentosum Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q82.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Xeroderma pigmentosum — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q82.1 Xeroderma pigmentosum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q82.1 Xeroderma pigmentosum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Xeroderma pigmentosum — Lichtschrumpfhaut; Mondscheinkrankheit; Melanosis lenticularis progressiva (fachsprachlich) * * * Xerodẹrma pigmentosum   [zu griechisch dérma »Haut« und lateinisch pigmentum »Farbe«] das, s , Melanosis lenticularis progress …   Universal-Lexikon

  • xeroderma pigmentosum — Eng. Xeroderma pigmentosum Afección precancerosa de herencia autosómica recesiva relacionada con un déficit de una enzima reparadora del DNA nuclear en el curso de la mitosis. Además de las manifestaciones neurológicas, esqueléticas y… …   Diccionario de oftalmología


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