Results of Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Analysis in Patients with Clinically Diagnosed Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy


Gurkan H., Ozal S. A., ESGİN H.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.3, pp.306-309, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2012.015
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-309
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To investigate possible mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) in order to provide a precise diagnosis and genetic counseling.