About   Help   FAQ
Disease Ontology Browser
Werner syndrome (DOID:5688)
Alliance: disease page
Synonyms: adult premature ageing syndrome; adult progeria; Werner's syndrome; WS
Alt IDs: OMIM:277700, MESH:D014898, NCI:C3447, ORDO:902, UMLS_CUI:C0043119
Definition: An autosomal recessive disease characterized by premature aging and age-related phenotypes such as atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, cataracts, osteoporosis, soft tissue calcification, premature thinning, graying, and loss of hair, as well as a high incidence of some types of cancers and that has_material_basis_in mutations in the WRN gene, on chromosome 8.

Disease References using Mouse Models (4)

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
Citing These Resources
Funding Information
Warranty Disclaimer & Copyright Notice
Send questions and comments to User Support.
last database update
02/11/2020
MGI 6.14
The Jackson Laboratory