Saturday, June 26, 2010

Notable Peroxisome articles of the week

This is the list of most recent peroxisome related articles accepted in different journals last week.
  1. Axonal integrity in the absence of functional peroxisomes from projection neurons and astrocytes
    Journal - Glia (Impact Factor - 5.6)
    Authors - Astrid Bottelbergs et al. (Myriam Baes Group)
    Brief Description - Studies on neuronal cells from Pex5 knockout mice

  2. Peroxisomes in zebrafish: distribution pattern and knockdown studies
    Journal - Histochemistry and Cell Biology (Impact Factor - 2.32)
    Authors - Krysko O et al. (Myriam Baes Group)

  3. Identification of a substrate-binding site in a peroxisomal β-oxidation enzyme by photoaffinity labeling with a novel palmitoyl derivative
    Journal - JBC (Impact Factor - 5.3)
    Authors - Kashiwayama Y et el. (Tsuneo Imanaka Group)

  4. A Mutation in the Mitochondrial Fission Gene Dnm1l Leads to Cardiomyopathy
    Journal - PLoS Genetics (Impact Factor - 9.5)
    Authors - Ashrafia H. et al (T. Neil Dear group, Leeds, UK)
    Brief Description - Python (Dnm1l, Dynamin 1 like protein) mutation directly involved in morphological impairment of mitochondria and peroxisomes, leading to heart disease (dilated cardiomyopathy)

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