OBO ID: DOID:5688
Term Name: Werner syndrome Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • adult premature ageing syndrome
  • adult progeria
  • Werner's syndrome
  • WS
Definition: A syndrome characterized by premature aging and age-related phenotypes such as atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, cataracts, osteoporosis, soft tissue calcification, premature thinning, graying, and loss of hair, as well as a high incidence of some types of cancers and that has_material_basis_in mutations in the WRN gene, on chromosome 8. (3)
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Ontology: Human Disease   (DOID:5688)
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GENES INVOLVED
Human Gene Zebrafish Ortholog OMIM Term OMIM Phenotype ID
WRN Werner syndrome 277700
ZEBRAFISH MODELS No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available

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