Gene Symbol: FBN1
Description: fibrillin 1
Alias: ACMICD, ECTOL1, FBN, GPHYSD2, MASS, MFLS, MFS1, OCTD, SGS, SSKS, WMS, WMS2, fibrillin-1, asprosin, fibrillin 15, fibrillin-1 preproprotein
Species: human
Products:     FBN1

Top Publications

  1. Trask T, Trask B, Ritty T, Abrams W, Rosenbloom J, Mecham R. Interaction of tropoelastin with the amino-terminal domains of fibrillin-1 and fibrillin-2 suggests a role for the fibrillins in elastic fiber assembly. J Biol Chem. 2000;275:24400-6 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that fibrillin plays an important role in elastic fiber assembly by binding tropoelastin and perhaps facilitating side chain alignment for efficient cross-linking. ..
  2. Ståhl Hallengren C, Ukkonen T, Kainulainen K, Kristofersson U, Saxne T, Tornqvist K, et al. An extra cysteine in one of the non-calcium-binding epidermal growth factor-like motifs of the FBN1 polypeptide is connected to a novel variant of Marfan syndrome. J Clin Invest. 1994;94:709-13 pubmed
    ..the phenotype of the family and a polymorphic marker in the vicinity of the fibrillin locus on chromosome 15 (FBN1)...
  3. Le Goff C, Mahaut C, Wang L, Allali S, Abhyankar A, Jensen S, et al. Mutations in the TGF? binding-protein-like domain 5 of FBN1 are responsible for acromicric and geleophysic dysplasias. Am J Hum Genet. 2011;89:7-14 pubmed publisher
    ..After exome sequencing in GD and AD cases, we selected fibrillin 1 (FBN1) as a candidate gene, even though mutations in this gene have been described in Marfan syndrome, which is ..
  4. LeMaire S, McDonald M, Guo D, Russell L, Miller C, Johnson R, et al. Genome-wide association study identifies a susceptibility locus for thoracic aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections spanning FBN1 at 15q21.1. Nat Genet. 2011;43:996-1000 pubmed publisher
    ..The associated SNPs fall into a large region of linkage disequilibrium encompassing FBN1, which encodes fibrillin-1. FBN1 mutations cause Marfan syndrome, whose major cardiovascular complication is TAAD...
  5. Smallridge R, Whiteman P, Werner J, Campbell I, Handford P, Downing A. Solution structure and dynamics of a calcium binding epidermal growth factor-like domain pair from the neonatal region of human fibrillin-1. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:12199-206 pubmed
    ..These results provide important insight into the potential consequences of MFS-associated mutations for the assembly and biomechanical properties of connective tissue microfibrils. ..
  6. Hayward C, Brock D. Fibrillin-1 mutations in Marfan syndrome and other type-1 fibrillinopathies. Hum Mutat. 1997;10:415-23 pubmed
    ..Mutations in the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene, on chromosome 15q21...
  7. Freeman L, Lomas A, Hodson N, Sherratt M, Mellody K, Weiss A, et al. Fibulin-5 interacts with fibrillin-1 molecules and microfibrils. Biochem J. 2005;388:1-5 pubmed
    ..Fibulin-5 may provide a link between tropoelastin and microfibrils in the pericellular space during elastic fibre assembly...
  8. Deng T, Dong B, Zhang X, Dai H, Li Y. Late-onset bilateral lens dislocation and glaucoma associated with a novel mutation in FBN1. Mol Vis. 2008;14:1229-33 pubmed
    ..Linkage analysis was performed with two microsatellite markers around the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene (D15S992 and D15S126)...
  9. Downing A, Knott V, Werner J, Cardy C, Campbell I, Handford P. Solution structure of a pair of calcium-binding epidermal growth factor-like domains: implications for the Marfan syndrome and other genetic disorders. Cell. 1996;85:597-605 pubmed
    ..We propose that the relative orientation of tandem cbEGF domains in these proteins is similar, but that in others, including Notch, pairs adopt a completely different conformation. ..

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  1. Reinhardt D, Sasaki T, Dzamba B, Keene D, Chu M, Göhring W, et al. Fibrillin-1 and fibulin-2 interact and are colocalized in some tissues. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:19489-96 pubmed
  2. Dietz H, Pyeritz R, Puffenberger E, Kendzior R, Corson G, Maslen C, et al. Marfan phenotype variability in a family segregating a missense mutation in the epidermal growth factor-like motif of the fibrillin gene. J Clin Invest. 1992;89:1674-80 pubmed
  3. Suk J, Jensen S, McGettrick A, Willis A, Whiteman P, Redfield C, et al. Structural consequences of cysteine substitutions C1977Y and C1977R in calcium-binding epidermal growth factor-like domain 30 of human fibrillin-1. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:51258-65 pubmed
    ..This proposed structural heterogeneity may underlie the observed differences in stability and cellular trafficking of proteins containing such changes. ..
  4. Handford P. Fibrillin-1, a calcium binding protein of extracellular matrix. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2000;1498:84-90 pubmed
    ..Mutations in the human fibrillin-1 gene (FBN-1) cause the connective tissue disease Marfan syndrome and related disorders, which are characterised by defects in ..
  5. Dietz H, McIntosh I, Sakai L, Corson G, Chalberg S, Pyeritz R, et al. Four novel FBN1 mutations: significance for mutant transcript level and EGF-like domain calcium binding in the pathogenesis of Marfan syndrome. Genomics. 1993;17:468-75 pubmed
    Defects of fibrillin (FBN1), a glycoprotein component of the extracellular microfibril, cause Marfan syndrome. This disorder is characterized by marked inter- and intrafamilial variation in phenotypic severity...
  6. Maslen C, Corson G, Maddox B, Glanville R, Sakai L. Partial sequence of a candidate gene for the Marfan syndrome. Nature. 1991;352:334-7 pubmed
    Fibrillin is a large (relative molecular mass 350,000) glycoprotein which can be isolated from fibroblast cell cultures and is a component of the microfibrils that are ubiquitous in the connective tissue space...
  7. Corson G, Chalberg S, Dietz H, Charbonneau N, Sakai L. Fibrillin binds calcium and is coded by cDNAs that reveal a multidomain structure and alternatively spliced exons at the 5' end. Genomics. 1993;17:476-84 pubmed
    ..We have previously published 6.9 kb of FBN1 cDNA sequence. FBN1 cDNA clones that extend the sequence 3089 bp in the 5' direction are described in this report...
  8. Loeys B, De Backer J, Van Acker P, Wettinck K, Pals G, Nuytinck L, et al. Comprehensive molecular screening of the FBN1 gene favors locus homogeneity of classical Marfan syndrome. Hum Mutat. 2004;24:140-6 pubmed
    In order to estimate the contribution of mutations at the fibrillin-1 locus (FBN1) to classical Marfan syndrome (MFS) and to study possible phenotypic differences between patients with an FBN1 mutation vs...
  9. Baldock C, Siegler V, Bax D, Cain S, Mellody K, Marson A, et al. Nanostructure of fibrillin-1 reveals compact conformation of EGF arrays and mechanism for extensibility. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:11922-7 pubmed
    ..Together, these data have enabled the generation of an improved model for microfibril organization and a previously undescribed mechanism for microfibril extensibility. ..
  10. Chaudhry S, Cain S, Morgan A, Dallas S, Shuttleworth C, Kielty C. Fibrillin-1 regulates the bioavailability of TGFbeta1. J Cell Biol. 2007;176:355-67 pubmed
    ..b>Mass spectrometry revealed that a fibrillin-1 fragment containing the TGFbeta1-releasing sequence specifically ..
  11. Stheneur C, Collod Beroud G, Faivre L, Buyck J, Gouya L, Le Parc J, et al. Identification of the minimal combination of clinical features in probands for efficient mutation detection in the FBN1 gene. Eur J Hum Genet. 2009;17:1121-8 pubmed publisher
    Mutations identified in the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene have been associated with Marfan syndrome (MFS)...
  12. Choudhury R, McGovern A, Ridley C, Cain S, Baldwin A, Wang M, et al. Differential regulation of elastic fiber formation by fibulin-4 and -5. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:24553-67 pubmed publisher
    ..These experiments provide a molecular account of the distinct roles of fibulin-4 and -5 in elastic fiber assembly and how they act in concert to chaperone cross-linked elastin onto microfibrils...
  13. Dietz H, Cutting G, Pyeritz R, Maslen C, Sakai L, Corson G, et al. Marfan syndrome caused by a recurrent de novo missense mutation in the fibrillin gene. Nature. 1991;352:337-9 pubmed
    ..00; logarithm of the odds (lod) = 3.9) and describe a de novo missense mutation in the fibrillin gene in two patients with sporadic disease. We thus implicate fibrillin as the protein defective in patients with the Marfan syndrome. ..
  14. Kainulainen K, Karttunen L, Puhakka L, Sakai L, Peltonen L. Mutations in the fibrillin gene responsible for dominant ectopia lentis and neonatal Marfan syndrome. Nat Genet. 1994;6:64-9 pubmed
    Mutations in the gene coding for fibrillin on chromosome 15 (FBN1) are known to cause Marfan syndrome (MFS). A related disorder, dominant ectopia lentis (EL), has also been linked genetically to this locus...
  15. Isogai Z, Ono R, Ushiro S, Keene D, Chen Y, Mazzieri R, et al. Latent transforming growth factor beta-binding protein 1 interacts with fibrillin and is a microfibril-associated protein. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:2750-7 pubmed
    ..In tissues where LTBP-1 is not expressed, LTBP-4 may substitute for LTBP-1, because the C-terminal end of LTBP-4 binds equally well to fibrillin. A model depicting the relationship between LTBP-1 and fibrillin microfibrils is proposed. ..
  16. Whiteman P, Willis A, Warner A, Brown J, Redfield C, Handford P. Cellular and molecular studies of Marfan syndrome mutations identify co-operative protein folding in the cbEGF12-13 region of fibrillin-1. Hum Mol Genet. 2007;16:907-18 pubmed
    ..Complex folding of modular proteins should therefore be considered when interpreting the molecular pathology of single-gene disorders. ..
  17. de Vries B, Pals G, Odink R, Hamel B. Homozygosity for a FBN1 missense mutation: clinical and molecular evidence for recessive Marfan syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2007;15:930-5 pubmed
    ..primarily the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems, and caused by mutations in the gene for fibrillin1 (FBN1). Here, we report on two cousins from a consanguineous family with a homozygous c.1,453C>T FBN1 mutation (p...
  18. Pereira L, D Alessio M, Ramirez F, Lynch J, Sykes B, Pangilinan T, et al. Genomic organization of the sequence coding for fibrillin, the defective gene product in Marfan syndrome. Hum Mol Genet. 1993;2:961-8 pubmed
    ..This study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the fibrillin gene and relevant information for the full characterization of Marfan syndrome mutations. ..
  19. Vanita V, Singh J, Singh D, Varon R, Robinson P, Sperling K. A recurrent FBN1 mutation in an autosomal dominant ectopia lentis family of Indian origin. Mol Vis. 2007;13:2035-40 pubmed
    ..To identify the genetic defect in an autosomal dominant ectopia lentis (EL) family having 27 affected members in four generations...
  20. Robinson P, Godfrey M. The molecular genetics of Marfan syndrome and related microfibrillopathies. J Med Genet. 2000;37:9-25 pubmed
    Mutations in the gene for fibrillin-1 (FBN1) have been shown to cause Marfan syndrome, an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterised by pleiotropic manifestations involving primarily the ocular, skeletal, and ..
  21. Biery N, Eldadah Z, Moore C, Stetten G, Spencer F, Dietz H. Revised genomic organization of FBN1 and significance for regulated gene expression. Genomics. 1999;56:70-7 pubmed
    b>FBN1 encodes fibrillin-1, an extracellular matrix protein that is defective in Marfan syndrome. This gene is divided into 65 exons and was previously reported to be approximately 110 kb in length...
  22. Toyoshima T, Yamashita K, Furuichi H, Shishibori T, Itano T, Kobayashi R. Ultrastructural distribution of 36-kD microfibril-associated glycoprotein (MAGP-36) in human and bovine tissues. J Histochem Cytochem. 1999;47:1049-56 pubmed
    ..Localization of MAGP-36 in elastic fibers coincided with the distribution of lysyl oxidase, an enzyme that plays a pivotal role in the deposition of tropoelastin. These findings suggest that MAGP-36 may be involved in elastogenesis. ..
  23. Rommel K, Karck M, Haverich A, von Kodolitsch Y, Rybczynski M, Müller G, et al. Identification of 29 novel and nine recurrent fibrillin-1 (FBN1) mutations and genotype-phenotype correlations in 76 patients with Marfan syndrome. Hum Mutat. 2005;26:529-39 pubmed
    ..disorder of the fibrous connective tissue that is typically caused by mutations in the gene coding for fibrillin-1 (FBN1), a major component of extracellular microfibrils...
  24. Faivre L, Masurel Paulet A, Collod Beroud G, Callewaert B, Child A, Stheneur C, et al. Clinical and molecular study of 320 children with Marfan syndrome and related type I fibrillinopathies in a series of 1009 probands with pathogenic FBN1 mutations. Pediatrics. 2009;123:391-8 pubmed publisher
    From a large series of 1009 probands with pathogenic FBN1 mutations, data for 320 patients <18 years of age at the last follow-up evaluation were analyzed (32%). At the time of diagnosis, the median age was 6.5 years...
  25. Detaint D, Faivre L, Collod Beroud G, Child A, Loeys B, Binquet C, et al. Cardiovascular manifestations in men and women carrying a FBN1 mutation. Eur Heart J. 2010;31:2223-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study evaluates the cardiovascular (CV) risk associated with the discovery of a fibrillin-1 (FBN1) mutation.
  26. Jensen S, Corbett A, Knott V, Redfield C, Handford P. Ca2+-dependent interface formation in fibrillin-1. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:14076-84 pubmed
    ..These data highlight the versatile role of the cbEGF domain in fine tuning the regional flexibility of proteins and provide new constraints for the organization of fibrillin-1 within 10-12-nm microfibrils of the extracellular matrix. ..
  27. Jovanovic J, Takagi J, Choulier L, Abrescia N, Stuart D, van der Merwe P, et al. alphaVbeta6 is a novel receptor for human fibrillin-1. Comparative studies of molecular determinants underlying integrin-rgd affinity and specificity. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:6743-51 pubmed
    ..Non-focal contact distribution of alpha5beta1 suggests that its engagement by fibrillin-1 may elicit a lesser degree and/or different type of intracellular signaling compared with that seen with a high affinity ligand. ..
  28. Faivre L, Collod Beroud G, Child A, Callewaert B, Loeys B, Binquet C, et al. Contribution of molecular analyses in diagnosing Marfan syndrome and type I fibrillinopathies: an international study of 1009 probands. J Med Genet. 2008;45:384-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The number of FBN1 mutation carriers, at risk of aortic complications who would not be properly diagnosed based only on clinical ..
  29. Faivre L, Collod Beroud G, Callewaert B, Child A, Loeys B, Binquet C, et al. Pathogenic FBN1 mutations in 146 adults not meeting clinical diagnostic criteria for Marfan syndrome: further delineation of type 1 fibrillinopathies and focus on patients with an isolated major criterion. Am J Med Genet A. 2009;149A:854-60 pubmed publisher
    Mutations in the FBN1 gene cause Marfan syndrome (MFS) and have been associated with a wide range of milder overlapping phenotypes...
  30. Chung B, Lam S, Tong T, Li S, Lun K, Chan D, et al. Identification of novel FBN1 and TGFBR2 mutations in 65 probands with Marfan syndrome or Marfan-like phenotypes. Am J Med Genet A. 2009;149A:1452-9 pubmed publisher
    Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder, and mutations in the FBN1 and TGFBR2 genes have been identified in probands with MFS and related phenotypes...
  31. Cain S, Baldock C, Gallagher J, Morgan A, Bax D, Weiss A, et al. Fibrillin-1 interactions with heparin. Implications for microfibril and elastic fiber assembly. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:30526-37 pubmed
    ..By regulating these key interactions, heparin can profoundly influence microfibril and elastic fiber assembly. ..
  32. Matyas G, De Paepe A, Halliday D, Boileau C, Pals G, Steinmann B. Evaluation and application of denaturing HPLC for mutation detection in Marfan syndrome: Identification of 20 novel mutations and two novel polymorphisms in the FBN1 gene. Hum Mutat. 2002;19:443-56 pubmed
    Mutations in the human fibrillin 1 gene (FBN1) cause the Marfan syndrome (MFS), an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder. Knowledge about FBN1 mutations is important for early diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling...
  33. Khau Van Kien P, Baux D, Pallares Ruiz N, Baudoin C, Plancke A, Chassaing N, et al. Missense mutations of conserved glycine residues in fibrillin-1 highlight a potential subtype of cb-EGF-like domains. Hum Mutat. 2010;31:E1021-42 pubmed publisher
    ..cases/families referred for Marfan syndrome (MFS) molecular diagnosis, we identified six novel mutations in the FBN1 gene: c.1753G>C (p.Gly585Arg), c.2456G>A (p.Gly819Glu), c.4981G>A (p.Gly1661Arg), c.5339G>A (p...
  34. Sengle G, Tsutsui K, Keene D, Tufa S, Carlson E, Charbonneau N, et al. Microenvironmental regulation by fibrillin-1. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002425 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations in FBN1 are mainly responsible for the Marfan syndrome (MFS), recognized by its pleiotropic clinical features including ..
  35. Putnam E, Cho M, Zinn A, Towbin J, Byers P, Milewicz D. Delineation of the Marfan phenotype associated with mutations in exons 23-32 of the FBN1 gene. Am J Med Genet. 1996;62:233-42 pubmed
    ..The condition is the result of mutations in FBN1, a large gene composed of 65 exons encoding the fibrillin-1 protein...
  36. Bax D, Bernard S, Lomas A, Morgan A, Humphries J, Shuttleworth C, et al. Cell adhesion to fibrillin-1 molecules and microfibrils is mediated by alpha 5 beta 1 and alpha v beta 3 integrins. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:34605-16 pubmed
  37. Sakai H, Visser R, Ikegawa S, Ito E, Numabe H, Watanabe Y, et al. Comprehensive genetic analysis of relevant four genes in 49 patients with Marfan syndrome or Marfan-related phenotypes. Am J Med Genet A. 2006;140:1719-25 pubmed
    In order to evaluate the contribution of FBN1, FBN2, TGFBR1, and TGFBR2 mutations to the Marfan syndrome (MFS) phenotype, the four genes were analyzed by direct sequencing in 49 patients with MFS or suspected MFS as a cohort study...
  38. Wilson B, Jensen S, McAnulty C, Brennan P, Handford P. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, mitral valve prolapse and a familial variant involving the integrin-binding fragment of FBN1. Am J Med Genet A. 2013;161A:2047-51 pubmed publisher
    Mutations in Fibrillin 1 (FBN1) are associated with Marfan syndrome and in some instances with the MASS phenotype (myopia, mitral valve prolapse, borderline non-progressive aortic root dilatation, skeletal features, and striae)...
  39. Takenouchi T, Hida M, Sakamoto Y, Torii C, Kosaki R, Takahashi T, et al. Severe congenital lipodystrophy and a progeroid appearance: Mutation in the penultimate exon of FBN1 causing a recognizable phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2013;161A:3057-62 pubmed publisher
    ..e., exon 64, of FBN1, the causative gene for Marfan syndrome...
  40. Sakai L, Keene D, Engvall E. Fibrillin, a new 350-kD glycoprotein, is a component of extracellular microfibrils. J Cell Biol. 1986;103:2499-509 pubmed
    ..Electrophoresis of the disulfide bond-reduced protein gave a single band with an estimated molecular mass of 350,000 D. This 350-kD protein appeared to possess intrachain disulfide bonds...
  41. Marson A, Rock M, Cain S, Freeman L, Morgan A, Mellody K, et al. Homotypic fibrillin-1 interactions in microfibril assembly. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:5013-21 pubmed
    ..Microfibril-associated glycoprotein-1 inhibited N- to C-terminal interactions but not homotypic N-terminal interactions. These fibrillin-1 interactions are likely to regulate pericellular fibrillin-1 microfibril assembly...
  42. Yuan X, Werner J, Lack J, Knott V, Handford P, Campbell I, et al. Effects of the N2144S mutation on backbone dynamics of a TB-cbEGF domain pair from human fibrillin-1. J Mol Biol. 2002;316:113-25 pubmed
    ..Flexibility of the TB-cbEGF linkage is likely to contribute to the biomechanical properties of fibrillin-rich connective tissue microfibrils, and may play a role in the microfibril assembly process. ..
  43. Faivre L, Collod Beroud G, Callewaert B, Child A, Binquet C, Gautier E, et al. Clinical and mutation-type analysis from an international series of 198 probands with a pathogenic FBN1 exons 24-32 mutation. Eur J Hum Genet. 2009;17:491-501 pubmed publisher
    Mutations in the FBN1 gene cause Marfan syndrome (MFS) and a wide range of overlapping phenotypes. The severe end of the spectrum is represented by neonatal MFS, the vast majority of probands carrying a mutation within exons 24-32...
  44. Hao P, Tang X, Song H, Wang L, Wang Y, Ying M, et al. [Screening of FBN1 gene mutations in a family with Marfan syndrome]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 2010;46:984-8 pubmed
    To identify FBN1 gene mutations in a Chinese family with Marfan syndrome.
  45. Sakai L, Keene D, Glanville R, Bachinger H. Purification and partial characterization of fibrillin, a cysteine-rich structural component of connective tissue microfibrils. J Biol Chem. 1991;266:14763-70 pubmed
    ..Additional ultrastructural immunohistochemical data presented here suggest a model for the parallel, head-to-tail alignment of fibrillin molecules in microfibrils. ..
  46. Hayward C, Rae A, Porteous M, Logie L, Brock D. Two novel mutations and a neutral polymorphism in EGF-like domains of the fibrillin gene (FBN1): SSCP screening of exons 15-21 in Marfan syndrome patients. Hum Mol Genet. 1994;3:373-5 pubmed
  47. Tiedemann K, Batge B, Muller P, Reinhardt D. Interactions of fibrillin-1 with heparin/heparan sulfate, implications for microfibrillar assembly. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:36035-42 pubmed
    ..These studies suggest that binding of fibrillin-1 to proteoglycan-associated heparan sulfate chains is an important step in the assembly of microfibrils. ..
  48. Jensen S, Reinhardt D, Gibson M, Weiss A. Protein interaction studies of MAGP-1 with tropoelastin and fibrillin-1. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:39661-6 pubmed
    ..MAGP-1 bound to a region at the N terminus of fibrillin-1 in a calcium-dependent manner. In summary, these results suggest a model for the interaction of elastin with the microfibrillar scaffold. ..
  49. Biggin A, Holman K, Brett M, Bennetts B, Ades L. Detection of thirty novel FBN1 mutations in patients with Marfan syndrome or a related fibrillinopathy. Hum Mutat. 2004;23:99 pubmed
    ..Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a disorder of the extracellular matrix caused by mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin-1 (FBN1). Recent studies have illustrated the variability in disease severity and clinical manifestations of MFS...
  50. Mellody K, Freeman L, Baldock C, Jowitt T, Siegler V, Raynal B, et al. Marfan syndrome-causing mutations in fibrillin-1 result in gross morphological alterations and highlight the structural importance of the second hybrid domain. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:31854-62 pubmed
    ..The profound effects of all four mutations on fragment conformation suggest that they contribute to the pathogenesis of Marfan syndrome by disrupting protein folding and its assembly into fibrillin-rich microfibrils. ..
  51. Jin C, Yao K, Jiang J, Tang X, Shentu X, Wu R. Novel FBN1 mutations associated with predominant ectopia lentis and marfanoid habitus in Chinese patients. Mol Vis. 2007;13:1280-4 pubmed
    To identify mutations in the fibrillin-1 gene (FBN1) and provide further information about genotype-phenotype correlations in Chinese patients with predominant ectopia lentis (EL) and marfanoid habitus.
  52. Li D, Yu J, Gu F, Pang X, Ma X, Li R, et al. The roles of two novel FBN1 gene mutations in the genotype-phenotype correlations of Marfan syndrome and ectopia lentis patients with marfanoid habitus. Genet Test. 2008;12:325-30 pubmed publisher
    Mutations in the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene have been identified in patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS) and Marfan-like connective tissue disorders. In this study, two Chinese families were recruited...
  53. Kutz W, Wang L, Bader H, Majors A, Iwata K, Traboulsi E, et al. ADAMTS10 protein interacts with fibrillin-1 and promotes its deposition in extracellular matrix of cultured fibroblasts. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:17156-67 pubmed publisher
    ..inherited connective tissue disorder, are caused by mutations in ADAMTS10 (encoding a secreted metalloprotease) and FBN1 (encoding fibrillin-1, which forms tissue microfibrils), respectively, yet they are clinically indistinguishable...
  54. Meng B, Li H, Yang T, Huang S, Sun X, Yuan H. Identification of a novel FBN1 gene mutation in a Chinese family with Marfan syndrome. Mol Vis. 2011;17:2421-7 pubmed
    To identify the mutation in the fibrillin-1 gene (FBN1) in a Chinese family with Marfan syndrome (MFS).
  55. Dong J, Bu J, Du W, Li Y, Jia Y, Li J, et al. A new novel mutation in FBN1 causes autosomal dominant Marfan syndrome in a Chinese family. Mol Vis. 2012;18:81-6 pubmed
    Screening of mutations in the fibrillin-1 (FBN1) gene in a Chinese family with autosomal dominant Marfan syndrome (MFS).
  56. Yadin D, Robertson I, McNaught Davis J, Evans P, Stoddart D, Handford P, et al. Structure of the fibrillin-1 N-terminal domains suggests that heparan sulfate regulates the early stages of microfibril assembly. Structure. 2013;21:1743-56 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that heparan sulfate may sequester fibrillin at the cell surface via FUN-EGF3 prior to aggregation of the C terminus, thereby regulating microfibril assembly. ..
  57. Milewicz D, Grossfield J, Cao S, Kielty C, Covitz W, Jewett T. A mutation in FBN1 disrupts profibrillin processing and results in isolated skeletal features of the Marfan syndrome. J Clin Invest. 1995;95:2373-8 pubmed
    ..Sequencing of the FBN1 gene revealed a heterozygous C to T transition at nucleotide 8176 resulting in the substitution of a tryptophan for ..
  58. Francke U, Berg M, Tynan K, Brenn T, Liu W, Aoyama T, et al. A Gly1127Ser mutation in an EGF-like domain of the fibrillin-1 gene is a risk factor for ascending aortic aneurysm and dissection. Am J Hum Genet. 1995;56:1287-96 pubmed
    ..Single-strand conformation analysis of the entire fibrillin-1 (FBN1) cDNA of an affected family member revealed a G-to-A transition at nucleotide 3379, predicting a Gly1127Ser ..
  59. Wirtz M, Samples J, Kramer P, Rust K, Yount J, Acott T, et al. Weill-Marchesani syndrome--possible linkage of the autosomal dominant form to 15q21.1. Am J Med Genet. 1996;65:68-75 pubmed
    ..1, are candidate genes for Weill-Marchesani syndrome. Immunohistochemistry staining of skin sections from family 1 showed an apparent decrease in fibrillin staining compared to control individuals. ..
  60. Katzke S, Booms P, Tiecke F, Palz M, Pletschacher A, Turkmen S, et al. TGGE screening of the entire FBN1 coding sequence in 126 individuals with marfan syndrome and related fibrillinopathies. Hum Mutat. 2002;20:197-208 pubmed
    Mutations in the gene for fibrillin-1 (FBN1) cause Marfan syndrome (MFS), an autosomal dominant heritable disorder of connective tissue with prominent manifestations in the skeletal, ocular, and cardiovascular system...
  61. Lee S, Knott V, Jovanovic J, Harlos K, Grimes J, Choulier L, et al. Structure of the integrin binding fragment from fibrillin-1 gives new insights into microfibril organization. Structure. 2004;12:717-29 pubmed
    ..In light of our data, we propose a novel model for the assembly of the fibrillin microfibril and a mechanism to explain its extensibility...
  62. Kuo C, Isogai Z, Keene D, Hazeki N, Ono R, Sengle G, et al. Effects of fibrillin-1 degradation on microfibril ultrastructure. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:4007-20 pubmed
    ..This model further suggests that the N-terminal half of fibrillin-1 is asymmetrically exposed in the outer filaments, whereas the C-terminal half of fibrillin-1 is present in the interior of the microfibril. ..
  63. Hirani R, Hanssen E, Gibson M. LTBP-2 specifically interacts with the amino-terminal region of fibrillin-1 and competes with LTBP-1 for binding to this microfibrillar protein. Matrix Biol. 2007;26:213-23 pubmed
    ..Overall, the results support the concept that that LTBP-2 may be an indirect negative modulator for storage of the large latent TGF-beta complex on microfibrils in aorta and other fibrillin-rich tissues. ..
  64. van Dijk F, Hamel B, Hilhorst Hofstee Y, Mulder B, Timmermans J, Pals G, et al. Compound-heterozygous Marfan syndrome. Eur J Med Genet. 2009;52:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The proband of family 1 has the R2726W FBN1 mutation associated with isolated skeletal features on one allele and a pathogenic FBN1 mutation on the other ..
  65. Stheneur C, Faivre L, Collod Beroud G, Gautier E, Binquet C, Bonithon Kopp C, et al. Prognosis factors in probands with an FBN1 mutation diagnosed before the age of 1 year. Pediatr Res. 2011;69:265-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Probands ascertained via the framework of the Universal Marfan database-FBN1, diagnosed before the age of 1 y and presenting with cardiovascular features (aortic root dilatation or valvular ..
  66. Dietz H, Saraiva J, Pyeritz R, Cutting G, Francomano C. Clustering of fibrillin (FBN1) missense mutations in Marfan syndrome patients at cysteine residues in EGF-like domains. Hum Mutat. 1992;1:366-74 pubmed
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