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Glycogen Storage Disease VII (GSD VII)

General

Disease Name
Glycogen Storage Disease VII (GSD VII)
Mutation
c.550C>T
Mutation 2
c.2228G>A
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Details
Glycogen Storage Disease alters the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase, a key step in the production of glucose, to be deficient. This leads to chronic low blood sugar, liver damage and premature death. Generalised symptoms of Glycogen Storage Disease in dogs includes weakness, chronic low blood sugar, collapse, lethargy, enlarged, liver anorexia. Age of onset from birth/puppyhood. Specific to Type VII: exercise intolerance, muscle cramps, occasional hemolytic crisis
Details 2
Glycogen Storage Disease alters the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase, a key step in the production of glucose, to be deficient. This leads to chronic low blood sugar, liver damage and premature death. Generalised symptoms of Glycogen Storage Disease in dogs includes weakness, chronic low blood sugar, collapse, lethargy, enlarged, liver anorexia. Age of onset from birth/puppyhood. Specific to Type VII: exercise intolerance, muscle cramps, occasional hemolytic crisis
Published
Inal Gultekin, G., Raj, K., Lehman, S., Hillström, A., Giger, U. : Missense mutation in PFKM associated with muscle-type phosphofructokinase deficiency in the Wachtelhund dog. Mol Cell Probes 26:243-7, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22446493. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcp.2012.02.004.
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