A gene causing heredity kidney disease

Isolated nucleotides encoding polypeptides with mutations leading to amino acid substitutions linked to hereditary kidney disease or malformation of the urinary tract are provided herein. Constructs, cells, probes and inhibitory molecules comprising these mutations are also provided and may be used in screening assays for candidate agents to treat or reverse these diseases or alternatively to provide diagnostic tests. Methods of diagnosing subjects likely to develop these diseases or to be carriers of these diseases are also provided.

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  • Gbadegesin, Rasheed
  • Winn, Michelle

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