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  • Identification of a novel functional deletion variant in the 5'-UTR of the DJ-1 gene 

    Keyser, Rowena J.; Van Der Merwe, Lize; Venter, Mauritz; Kinnear, Craig; Warnich, Louise; Carr, Jonathan; Bardien, Soraya (BioMed Central, 2009-10)
    Background: DJ-1 forms part of the neuronal cellular defence mechanism against oxidative insults, due to its ability to undergo self-oxidation. Oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of central nervous ...