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Klaas J Wierenga

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentDept of Pediatrics
Address1200 N Phillips Ave
Oklahoma City OK 73104-4600
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    1. Alfadhel M, Nashabat M, Qahtani HA, Alfares A, Mutairi FA, Shaalan HA, Douglas GV, Wierenga K, Juusola J, Alrifai MT, Arold ST, Alkuraya F, Ali QA. Mutation in SLC6A9 encoding a glycine transporter causes a novel form of non-ketotic hyperglycinemia in humans. Hum Genet. 2016 Nov; 135(11):1263-1268. PMID: 27481395.
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    2. Petrovski S, Küry S, Myers CT, Anyane-Yeboa K, Cogné B, Bialer M, Xia F, Hemati P, Riviello J, Mehaffey M, Besnard T, Becraft E, Wadley A, Politi AR, Colombo S, Zhu X, Ren Z, Andrews I, Dudding-Byth T, Schneider AL, Wallace G, Rosen AB, Schelley S, Enns GM, Corre P, Dalton J, Mercier S, Latypova X, Schmitt S, Guzman E, Moore C, Bier L, Heinzen EL, Karachunski P, Shur N, Grebe T, Basinger A, Nguyen JM, Bézieau S, Wierenga K, Bernstein JA, Scheffer IE, Rosenfeld JA, Mefford HC, Isidor B, Goldstein DB. Germline De Novo Mutations in GNB1 Cause Severe Neurodevelopmental Disability, Hypotonia, and Seizures. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 May 05; 98(5):1001-10. PMID: 27108799; PMCID: PMC4863562 [Available on 11/05/16].
    3. Qin L, Wang J, Tian X, Yu H, Truong C, Mitchell JJ, Wierenga KJ, Craigen WJ, Zhang VW, Wong LC. Detection and Quantification of Mosaic Mutations in Disease Genes by Next-Generation Sequencing. J Mol Diagn. 2016 May; 18(3):446-453. PMID: 26944031.
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    4. White J, Beck CR, Harel T, Posey JE, Jhangiani SN, Tang S, Farwell KD, Powis Z, Mendelsohn NJ, Baker JA, Pollack L, Mason KJ, Wierenga KJ, Arrington DK, Hall M, Psychogios A, Fairbrother L, Walkiewicz M, Person RE, Niu Z, Zhang J, Rosenfeld JA, Muzny DM, Eng C, Beaudet AL, Lupski JR, Boerwinkle E, Gibbs RA, Yang Y, Xia F, Sutton VR. POGZ truncating alleles cause syndromic intellectual disability. Genome Med. 2016 Jan 06; 8(1):3. PMID: 26739615; PMCID: PMC4702300.
    5. Stockler-Ipsiroglu S, Apatean D, Battini R, DeBrosse S, Dessoffy K, Edvardson S, Eichler F, Johnston K, Koeller DM, Nouioua S, Tazir M, Verma A, Dowling MD, Wierenga KJ, Wierenga AM, Zhang V, Wong LJ. Arginine:glycine amidinotransferase (AGAT) deficiency: Clinical features and long term outcomes in 16 patients diagnosed worldwide. Mol Genet Metab. 2015 Dec; 116(4):252-9. PMID: 26490222.
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    6. Lalani SR, Zhang J, Schaaf CP, Brown CW, Magoulas P, Tsai AC, El-Gharbawy A, Wierenga KJ, Bartholomew D, Fong CT, Barbaro-Dieber T, Kukolich MK, Burrage LC, Austin E, Keller K, Pastore M, Fernandez F, Lotze T, Wilfong A, Purcarin G, Zhu W, Craigen WJ, McGuire M, Jain M, Cooney E, Azamian M, Bainbridge MN, Muzny DM, Boerwinkle E, Person RE, Niu Z, Eng CM, Lupski JR, Gibbs RA, Beaudet AL, Yang Y, Wang MC, Xia F. Mutations in PURA cause profound neonatal hypotonia, seizures, and encephalopathy in 5q31.3 microdeletion syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Nov 06; 95(5):579-83. PMID: 25439098; PMCID: PMC4225583.
    7. Wang JC, Ross L, Mahon LW, Owen R, Hemmat M, Wang BT, El Naggar M, Kopita KA, Randolph LM, Chase JM, Matas Aguilera MJ, Siles JL, Church JA, Hauser N, Shen JJ, Jones MC, Wierenga KJ, Jiang Z, Haddadin M, Boyar FZ, Anguiano A, Strom CM, Sahoo T. Regions of homozygosity identified by oligonucleotide SNP arrays: evaluating the incidence and clinical utility. Eur J Hum Genet. 2015 May; 23(5):663-71. PMID: 25118026; PMCID: PMC4402629.
    8. Nesin V, Wiley G, Kousi M, Ong EC, Lehmann T, Nicholl DJ, Suri M, Shahrizaila N, Katsanis N, Gaffney PM, Wierenga KJ, Tsiokas L. Activating mutations in STIM1 and ORAI1 cause overlapping syndromes of tubular myopathy and congenital miosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 18; 111(11):4197-202. PMID: 24591628; PMCID: PMC3964084.
    9. Pascual FT, Wierenga KJ, Ng YT. Contiguous deletion of KCNQ2 and CHRNA4 may cause a different disorder from benign familial neonatal seizures. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 2013; 1:35-8. PMID: 25667822; PMCID: PMC4150641.
    10. Wierenga KJ, Jiang Z, Yang AC, Mulvihill JJ, Tsinoremas NF. A clinical evaluation tool for SNP arrays, especially for autosomal recessive conditions in offspring of consanguineous parents. Genet Med. 2013 May; 15(5):354-60. PMID: 23100014; PMCID: PMC3908554.
    11. Winters KA, Jiang Z, Xu W, Li S, Ammous Z, Jayakar P, Wierenga KJ. Re-assigned diagnosis of D4ST1-deficient Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (adducted thumb-clubfoot syndrome) after initial diagnosis of Marden-Walker syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Nov; 158A(11):2935-40. PMID: 22987394.
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    12. Tang M, Odejinmi SI, Vankayalapati H, Wierenga KJ, Lai K. Innovative therapy for Classic Galactosemia - tale of two HTS. Mol Genet Metab. 2012 Jan; 105(1):44-55. PMID: 22018723; PMCID: PMC3253915.
    13. Kurt B, Jaeken J, Van Hove J, Lagae L, Löfgren A, Everman DB, Jayakar P, Naini A, Wierenga KJ, Van Goethem G, Copeland WC, DiMauro S. A novel POLG gene mutation in 4 children with Alpers-like hepatocerebral syndromes. Arch Neurol. 2010 Feb; 67(2):239-44. PMID: 20142534; PMCID: PMC3826985.
    14. Lai K, Elsas LJ, Wierenga KJ. Galactose toxicity in animals. IUBMB Life. 2009 Nov; 61(11):1063-74. PMID: 19859980; PMCID: PMC2788023.
    15. Bergmann AK, Sahai I, Falcone JF, Fleming J, Bagg A, Borgna-Pignati C, Casey R, Fabris L, Hexner E, Mathews L, Ribeiro ML, Wierenga KJ, Neufeld EJ. Thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia: identification of novel compound heterozygotes and mutation update. J Pediatr. 2009 Dec; 155(6):888-892.e1. PMID: 19643445; PMCID: PMC2858590.
    16. Wierenga KJ, Lai K, Buchwald P, Tang M. High-throughput screening for human galactokinase inhibitors. J Biomol Screen. 2008 Jun; 13(5):415-23. PMID: 18490662; PMCID: PMC2705177.
    17. Wierenga KJ, Hambleton IR, Macdonald JT, Loureiro MM, Rozenfeld S. Comment on: Loureiro & Rozenfeld "Epidemiology of sickle cell disease hospital admissions in Brazil". Rev Saude Publica. 2006 Aug; 40(4):740-1; author reply 741. PMID: 17063253.
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    18. Hambleton IR, Wierenga KJ. Identifying homozygous sickle cell disease when neonatal screening is not available: a clinic-based observational study. J Med Screen. 2004; 11(4):175-9. PMID: 15563773.
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    19. Wierenga KJ, Hambleton IR, Lewis NA. Survival estimates for patients with homozygous sickle-cell disease in Jamaica: a clinic-based population study. Lancet. 2001 Mar 03; 357(9257):680-3. PMID: 11247552.
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    20. Wierenga KJ, Hambleton IR, Wilson RM, Alexander H, Serjeant BE, Serjeant GR. Significance of fever in Jamaican patients with homozygous sickle cell disease. Arch Dis Child. 2001 Feb; 84(2):156-9. PMID: 11159294; PMCID: PMC1718651.
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