Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Update of the week (30 Aug - 5 September 2010)

New Peroxisome articles

New Paper in ENDOCRINOLOGY (Impact Factor - 5.103)
Peroxisomal Localization of the Proopiomelanocortin-Derived Peptides Beta-Lipotropin and Beta-Endorphin
Höftberger R. et al.
Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Rapid Report in New Phytologist (Impact Factor - 6.033)
Myo-inositol abolishes salicylic acid-dependent cell death and pathogen defence responses triggered by peroxisomal hydrogen peroxide
S. Chaouch and G. Noctor
From the Group of Prof. Graham Noctor, Université de Paris sud.

New Clinical method paper in Clinica Chimica Acta (Impact Factor - 2.535)
A rapid and sensitive protocol for prenatal molecular diagnosis of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
Fenghua Lan et al.

New Clinical article in Journal of Neurology (Impact Factor - 2.9)
Heterozygous X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy-associated myelopathy mimicking primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Filippo MD et al.

New Research Summary on SciTopics
X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
Dr Stephan Kemp, Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam

Clinical Research article in JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (Impact Factor - 17.793)
Impact of IDH1 R132 Mutations and an IDH1 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Cytogenetically Normal Acute Myeloid Leukemia: SNP rs11554137 Is an Adverse Prognostic Factor
Katharina Wagner et al.
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Background info- IDH1 is a PTS1 containing protein having dual cytosolic and peroxisomal sub-cellular localisation in humans.

Clinical Trial article in NEUROLOGY
Docosahexaenoic Acid Therapy In Peroxisomal Diseases: Results Of A Double-Blind, Randomized Trial.
Paker MA et al.
From the group of Dr. G.V. Raymond
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Conlcusion of the trial - DHA(Docosahexanoic acid) supplementation did not improve the visual function or growth of treated individuals with peroxisome assembly disorders.

Collection of Peroxisome related clinical articles in NEUROLOGY journal.
http://www.neurology.org/cgi/collection/peroxisomes

Clinical article in Journal of Neurotrauma (Impact Factor - 4.252)
Docosahexaenoic acid prevents white matter damage following spinal cord injury
Rachael Elizabeth Ward et al.

Book Chapter in ASCORBATE-GLUTATHIONE PATHWAY AND STRESS TOLERANCE IN PLANTS
The Peroxisomal Ascorbate–Glutathione Pathway: Molecular Identification and Insights into Its Essential Role Under Environmental Stress Conditions
Sigrun Reumann and Francisco J. Corpas

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