A service of the
U.S. National Library of Medicine®
These sources were used to develop the Genetics Home Reference
Chi CS, Tsai CR, Chen LH, Lee HF, Mak BS, Yang SH, Wang TY, Shu SG, Chen CH. Maple syrup urine disease in the Austronesian aboriginal tribe Paiwan of Taiwan: a novel DBT (E2) gene 4.7 kb founder deletion caused by a nonhomologous recombination between LINE-1 and Alu and the carrier-frequency determination. Eur J Hum Genet. 2003 Dec;11(12):931-6.
Flaschker N, Feyen O, Fend S, Simon E, Schadewaldt P, Wendel U. Description of the mutations in 15 subjects with variant forms of maple syrup urine disease. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2007 Nov;30(6):903-9. Epub 2007 Oct 8.
Henneke M, Flaschker N, Helbling C, Müller M, Schadewaldt P, Gärtner J, Wendel U. Identification of twelve novel mutations in patients with classic and variant forms of maple syrup urine disease. Hum Mutat. 2003 Nov;22(5):417.
Nellis MM, Danner DJ. Gene preference in maple syrup urine disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2001 Jan;68(1):232-7. Epub 2000 Dec 7.
Quental S, Macedo-Ribeiro S, Matos R, Vilarinho L, Martins E, Teles EL, Rodrigues E, Diogo L, Garcia P, Eusébio F, Gaspar A, Sequeira S, Furtado F, Lança I, Amorim A, Prata MJ. Molecular and structural analyses of maple syrup urine disease and identification of a founder mutation in a Portuguese Gypsy community. Mol Genet Metab. 2008 Jun;94(2):148-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2008.02.008. Epub 2008 Apr 2.
Rodríguez-Pombo P, Navarrete R, Merinero B, Gómez-Puertas P, Ugarte M. Mutational spectrum of maple syrup urine disease in Spain. Hum Mutat. 2006 Jul;27(7):715.
Reviewed: December 2008
Published: May 20, 2013
Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical
U.S. National Library of
National Institutes of
Department of Health & Human
Freedom of Information
Indicates a page outside Genetics Home Reference.
Links to web sites outside the Federal Government do not constitute an endorsement.
Selection Criteria for Web Links
This site complies with the
for trustworthy health information: