Prevalence of AIP mutations in a series of Turkish acromegalic patients: are synonymous AIP mutations relevant?

Karaca Z. C. , TAHERİ S. , TANRIVERDİ F. , ÜNLÜHİZARCI K. , Kelestimur F.

PITUITARY, cilt.18, ss.831-837, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11102-015-0659-0
  • Dergi Adı: PITUITARY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.831-837


Context In sporadic acromegaly, overall AIP(mut) prevalence is reported as 3, 4.1 and 16 % in studies carried out across Europe. However, it is not known whether the prevalence shows any changes across different ethnicities. The aim of the study was to identify prevalence of AIP(mut) in a series of Turkish acromegalic patients.