Ageing in C. elegans - SOD

Jim Cummins cummins at possum.murdoch.edu.au
Mon Dec 20 21:22:35 EST 1993


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) is linked to
defects in the SOD1 gene, encoding for  cytosol SOD.  See Rosen RD et
asl. Nature 362: 59-62, 1993.   There's also a review on the general 
topic of oxidants and antioxidants by  Ames et al in PNAS 90:
7915-7922, 1993. 

Jim Cummins                   
School of Veterinary Studies
Murdoch University
Western Australia 6150  Tel +61-9-360 2668 Fax +61-9-310 4144
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