CCA1
MCID: CRL001
MIFTS: 23

Cerulean Cataract (CCA1) malady

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Summaries for Cerulean Cataract

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NIH Rare Diseases:43 Cerulean cataracts are opaque areas that develop in the lens of the eye that often have a bluish or whitish color. they may be present at birth or develop in very early childhood, but may not be diagnosed until adulthood. they are usually bilateral and progressive. infants can be asymptomatic, but may also be visually impaired from birth and develop nystagmus and amblyopia. in adulthood, the cataracts may progress, making lens removal necessary. cerulean cataracts may be caused by mutations in several genes, including the crybb2, crygd, and maf genes, and are inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. no treatment is known to prevent cerulean cataracts, but frequent evaluations and cataract surgery are typically required to prevent amblyopia as the opacities progress. last updated: 4/6/2011

MalaCards: Cerulean Cataract, also known as cataract, congenital, blue dot type 1, is related to cataract and cataract, congenital. An important gene associated with Cerulean Cataract is MAF (v-maf avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog). Affiliated tissues include eye, and related mouse phenotype vision/eye.

Aliases & Classifications for Cerulean Cataract

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cerulean cataract 43
cataract, congenital, blue dot type 1 43
cataract, congenital, cerulean type 1 43
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Related Diseases for Cerulean Cataract

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Diseases related to Cerulean Cataract via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1cataract30.6CRYBB2, MIP, MAF, CRYGD, CRYGB, CRYBB3
2cataract, congenital29.8CRYBB2, MIP, MAF, CRYGD, CRYBB3
3cataract 4, multiple types10.4
4cataract 710.0
5senile cataract10.0CRYBB2, MIP

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Symptoms for Cerulean Cataract

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Cerulean Cataract

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Anatomical Context for Cerulean Cataract

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Animal Models for Cerulean Cataract or affiliated genes

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MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Cerulean Cataract:

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idDescriptionMGI Source AccessionScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1MP:00053918.4CRYBB2, CRYGB, CRYGD, MAF, MIP

Publications for Cerulean Cataract

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Articles related to Cerulean Cataract:

idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Cerulean cataract mapped to 12q13 and associated with a novel initiation codon mutation in MIP. (21850180)
2011
2
A novel locus for autosomal dominant congenital cerulean cataract maps to chromosome 12q. (21731060)
2011
3
Autosomal-dominant cerulean cataract in a chinese family associated with gene conversion mutation in beta-B2-crystallin. (19321936)
2009
4
A novel mutation in the DNA-binding domain of MAF at 16q23.1 associated with autosomal dominant 'cerulean cataract' in an Indian family. (16470690)
2006
5
Gamma-D crystallin gene (CRYGD) mutation causes autosomal dominant congenital cerulean cataracts. (12676897)
2003
6
Evidence of clinical and genetic heterogeneity in autosomal dominant congenital cerulean cataracts. (12567263)
2002
7
Autosomal dominant cerulean cataract is associated with a chain termination mutation in the human beta-crystallin gene CRYBB2. (9158139)
1997
8
A second gene for cerulean cataracts maps to the beta crystallin region on chromosome 22. (8812489)
1996

Variations for Cerulean Cataract

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Expression for genes affiliated with Cerulean Cataract

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Cerulean Cataract

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Compounds for genes affiliated with Cerulean Cataract

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GO Terms for genes affiliated with Cerulean Cataract

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Biological processes related to Cerulean Cataract according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1response to stimulusGO:0508969.6CRYBB2, MIP
2lens fiber cell differentiationGO:0703069.5MAF, CRYGD
3lens development in camera-type eyeGO:0020889.2CRYGD, MIP
4visual perceptionGO:0076018.1CRYBB2, CRYBB3, CRYGB, CRYGD, MIP

Molecular functions related to Cerulean Cataract according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1structural constituent of eye lensGO:0052128.1CRYBB2, CRYBB3, CRYGB, CRYGD, MIP

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