The team could also identify structural changes caused by a number of MITF mutations known to lead to particular coat colours in mice and to Tietz or Waardenburg syndrome in humans.
What does WS stand for?
WS stands for Waardenburg Syndrome
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3) The most common of hereditary disorders affecting melanocytes is Waardenburg syndrome, which is an autosomal dominant condition marked by SNHL, skin and hair hypopigmentation (piebaldism), and heterochromia iridis.
In the case of retinitis pigmentosa, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and Waardenburg syndrome, a change in a gene results in the more broadly categorized disabilities of vision loss, limited mobility, and hearing loss, respectively.
PAX3 - Portion Waardenburg syndrome, indicating the occurrence of deafness and changes in pigmentation, including a white forelock.
In plants, they found a gene that is involved with a genetic disorder called Waardenburg syndrome, which causes a significant fraction of cases of human deafness.
Waardenburg syndrome type II: Phenotypic findings and diagnostic criteria.
NIDCD-supported scientists have been able to map or locate the abnormal genes on their chromosomes for three of these hereditary syndromic forms of hearing loss: Waardenburg syndrome (WS) type 1 and Usher syndrome types 1 and 2.