MEFV


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AcronymDefinition
MEFVFamilial Mediterranean Fever Gene
MEFVMaximum Expiratory Flow-Volume (respiratory physiology; aka Maximal Expiratory Flow-Volume)
MEFVMaintenance Equipment Floor Valve
MEFVMater Ecclesiae Fund for Vocations (Falls Church, VA)
MEFVMaximal Effort Flow Volume (breathing disorders)
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7 years; range 19 to 56 years) who were diagnosed with AS based on the 1984 modified New York criteria (20) following MEFV gene analysis.
The MEFV region covering the three mutations was amplified using primers [10].
Tekrarlayan ates sendromlarinin klinik ozellikleri Klinik PFAPA FMF Siklik notropeni Genetik kalitim bilinmiyor OR/ MEFV OD/ELA-2 Kromozom bilinmiyor 16p13.
Primarily, a diagnosis of FMF is made if the patient demonstrates associated clinical symptoms, if the patient has an ancestral history of Mediterranean origin, and if genetic test results are positive for MEFV.
Several studies have demonstrated that MEFV mutations lead to a nonspecifically increased inflammatory response and that some inflammatory conditions are involved in the etiopathogenesis of the disease.
More than 40 mutations have been identified, but 4-6 mutations usually account for a high percentage of MEFV chromosomes in different ethnic populations, emphasizing the importance of molecular epidemiologic studies for identifying the various molecular defects in the population of interest.
1-5) The MEFV gene codes for a 781 amino acid (aa) marenostrin/pyrin protein, which is expressed in neutrophils, eosinophils, cytokine activated monocytes, dendritic cells, synovial, peritoneal and skin-originated fibroblasts.
AAA'dan sorumlu MEFV gen mutasyonlarinin klinik ve subklinik enflamasyonu arttirdigi ve romatoid artrit (RA) ve ulseratif kolit gibi hastaliklarda hastalik seyrini etkiledigi gosterilmistir (2,3).
The target genes were those causing hemoglobin disorders, glucose-ophosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, the receptor 1 for tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNFRSFIA), responsible for tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS; MIM 142680), and the MEFV gene, which is involved in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF; MIM 249100).