Example sentences for: deafness

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  • Disease severity does not seem to affect this complication: deafness may develop in mild as well as in severe cases.

  • Comparable long term retention of apical spiral sensory neurons was described for the deaf white cat [ 25 ] and may also be the case in humans with congenital deafness.

  • Indeed, a rapid search of the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database (OMIM [ 18]) for genes associated with the terms 'severe' and 'disorder' confirmed that mutations of GALC, LAMB3, GJB2, JAG1, TGFBI, LPL and LDLR were the origin of serious disorders: Krabbe disease, Herlitz junctional epidermolysis bullosa, autosomal dominant deafness - Vohwinkel syndrome, Alagille syndrome, corneal dystrophy, type I hyperlipoproteinemia and hypercholesterolemia, respectively.

  • Let the government, FARC, ELN [the country's two largest leftist rebel groups], the paramilitaries, and the extreme right end their deafness and understand that we are not afraid."

  • Mutations in TMC1 are responsible for the autosomal dominant human hearing disorder DFNA36 and for the recessive deafness DFNB7/11 [ 5 ] ; the corresponding murine gene Tmc1 also causes deafness in the mutant mouse strains Beethoven ( Bth ) and deafness ( dn ) [ 6 ] . Bth / Bth mice display altered potassium currents in early postnatal cochlear hair cells, in particular Ik,n and Ik,f currents appear to be depressed [ 10 ] . This observation led to the hypothesis that Tmc1 may participate directly or indirectly in regulating the permeability of potassium channels [ 10 ] . Because of the high level of conservation of the amino acid sequences among the eight mammalian TMC proteins (Figure 1, Additional file 1), we speculate that other TMC proteins may as well be modifiers of ion channels or transporters.


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