A novel m.3395A>G missense mutation in the mitochondrial ND1 gene associated with the new tRNA(Ile) m.4316A>G mutation in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and profound hearing loss
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Mitochondria are essential for early cardiac development and impaired regulation of mitochondrial function was implicated in congenital heart diseases. We described a newborn girl with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and profound hearing loss. The mtDNA mutational analysis revealed the presence of known polymorphisms associated to cardiomyopathy and/or hearing loss, and 2 novel heteroplasmic mutations: m.3395A>G (Y30C) occurring in a highly conserved aminoacid of the ND1 gene and the m.4316A>G located in the residue A54 of the tRNA(Ile) gene. These 2 novel variations were absent in 150 controls. All these variants may act synergistically and exert a cumulative negative effect on heart function to generate the cardiomyopathy.
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|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 2011 Jan 7|