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A syndrome characterized by multiple abnormalities, MENTAL RETARDATION, and movement disorders. Present usually are skull and other abnormalities, frequent infantile spasms (SPASMS, INFANTILE); easily provoked and prolonged paroxysms of laughter (hence "happy"); jerky puppetlike movements (hence "puppet"); continuous tongue protrusion; motor retardation; ATAXIA; MUSCLE HYPOTONIA; and a peculiar facies. It is associated with maternal deletions of chromosome 15q11-13 and other genetic abnormalities. (From Am J Med Genet 1998 Dec 4;80(4):385-90; Hum Mol Genet 1999 Jan;8(1):129-35)
- Angelman Syndrome
- Syndrome, Angelman
- Puppet Children
- Children, Puppet
- Happy Puppet Syndrome
- Syndrome, Happy Puppet
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Angelman Syndrome" by people in Profiles.
Glassman LW, Grocott OR, Kunz PA, Larson AM, Zella G, Ganguli K, Thibert RL. Prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms in Angelman syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Oct; 173(10):2703-2709.
Margolis SS, Salogiannis J, Lipton DM, Mandel-Brehm C, Wills ZP, Mardinly AR, Hu L, Greer PL, Bikoff JB, Ho HY, Soskis MJ, Sahin M, Greenberg ME. EphB-mediated degradation of the RhoA GEF Ephexin5 relieves a developmental brake on excitatory synapse formation. Cell. 2010 Oct 29; 143(3):442-55.
Greer PL, Hanayama R, Bloodgood BL, Mardinly AR, Lipton DM, Flavell SW, Kim TK, Griffith EC, Waldon Z, Maehr R, Ploegh HL, Chowdhury S, Worley PF, Steen J, Greenberg ME. The Angelman Syndrome protein Ube3A regulates synapse development by ubiquitinating arc. Cell. 2010 Mar 05; 140(5):704-16.
Lu Y, Wang F, Li Y, Ferris J, Lee JA, Gao FB. The Drosophila homologue of the Angelman syndrome ubiquitin ligase regulates the formation of terminal dendritic branches. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Feb 01; 18(3):454-62.