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Loss of the sphingolipid desaturase DEGS1 causes hypomyelinating leukodystrophy

  • Authors
  • Pant DC, Dorboz I, Schluter A, Fourcade S, Launay N, Joya J, Aguilera-Albesa S, Yoldi ME, Casasnovas C, Willis MJ, Ruiz M, Ville D, Lesca G, Siquier-Pernet K, Desguerre I, Yan H, Wang J, Burmeister M, Brady L, Tarnopolsky M, Cornet C, Rubbini D, Terriente J, James KN, Musaev D, Zaki MS, Patterson MC, Lanpher BC, Klee EW, Pinto E Vairo F, Wohler E, Sobreira NLM, Cohen JS, Maroofian R, Galehdari H, Mazaheri N, Shariati G, Colleaux L, Rodriguez D, Gleeson JG, Pujades C, Fatemi A, Boespflug-Tanguy O, Pujol A
  • UPF authors
  • PUJADES, CRISTINA;
  • Type
  • Articles de recerca
  • Journal títle
  • The Journal of Clinical Investigation
  • Publication year
  • 2019
  • Volume
  • 129
  • Number
  • 3
  • Pages
  • 1240-1256
  • ISSN
  • 0021-9738
  • Publication State
  • Publicat
  • Abstract
  • apos; fibroblasts and muscle. Further, we used a knockdown approach for disease modeling in Danio rerio, followed by a preclinical test with the first-line treatment for multiple sclerosis, fingolimod (FTY720, Gilenya). The enzymatic inhibition of Cer synthase by fingolimod, 1 step prior to DEGS1 in the pathway, reduced the critical DhCer/Cer imbalance and the severe locomotor disability, increasing the number of myelinating oligodendrocytes in a zebrafish model. These proof-of-concept results pave the way to clinical translation.
  • Complete citation
  • Pant DC, Dorboz I, Schluter A, Fourcade S, Launay N, Joya J, Aguilera-Albesa S, Yoldi ME, Casasnovas C, Willis MJ, Ruiz M, Ville D, Lesca G, Siquier-Pernet K, Desguerre I, Yan H, Wang J, Burmeister M, Brady L, Tarnopolsky M, Cornet C, Rubbini D, Terriente J, James KN, Musaev D, Zaki MS, Patterson MC, Lanpher BC, Klee EW, Pinto E Vairo F, Wohler E, Sobreira NLM, Cohen JS, Maroofian R, Galehdari H, Mazaheri N, Shariati G, Colleaux L, Rodriguez D, Gleeson JG, Pujades C, Fatemi A, Boespflug-Tanguy O, Pujol A. Loss of the sphingolipid desaturase DEGS1 causes hypomyelinating leukodystrophy. The Journal of Clinical Investigation 2019; 129(3): 1240-1256.
Bibliometric indicators
  • 28 times cited Scopus
  • 24 times cited WOS
  • Índex Scimago de 5.973 (2019)