Next Generation Sequencing Targeted Gene Panel in Greek MODY patients increases diagnostic accuracy.

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Summary of "Next Generation Sequencing Targeted Gene Panel in Greek MODY patients increases diagnostic accuracy."

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) constitutes a genetically and clinically heterogeneous type of Monogenic Diabetes. It is characterized by early onset, autosomal dominant inheritance and a defect in pancreatic β-cell insulin secretion. To date, various MODY subtypes have been reported, each one of a distinct genetic etiology.


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Name: Pediatric diabetes
ISSN: 1399-5448


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