Role of ATP7A in copper homeostasis

Ke, Bi-Xia. 2007, Role of ATP7A in copper homeostasis, Ph.D. thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Role of ATP7A in copper homeostasis
Author Ke, Bi-Xia.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2007
Keyword(s) Hypocupremia - Genetic aspects
Copper in the body
Copper - Physiological effect
Copper proteins
Summary Menkes disease is a fatal genetic copper deficiency. The Menkes protein (ATP7A) was found to remove copper from tissues in mice that expressed the human ATP7A. Promising results were obtained with the use of a new copper complex for treatment of Menkes disease using a mouse model.
Language eng
Description of original xviii, 179 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.396
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