Janice Kurth

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Navajo neurohepatopathy (NNH) is an autosomal recessive disease that is prevalent among Navajo children in the southwestern United States. The major clinical features are hepatopathy, peripheral neuropathy, corneal anesthesia and scarring, acral mutilation, cerebral leukoencephalopathy, failure to thrive, and recurrent metabolic acidosis with intercurrent(More)
Transcriptional changes of the enzyme nitric oxide synthase I (NOS1) are believed to play a role in the development of many diseases. The gene for NOS1 has 12 alternative first exons (1A-1L). The 1F exon is one of the most highly utilized first exons in the brain and has a polymorphism ((TG)(m)TA(TG)(n)) located in its promoter region. The polymorphism's(More)
Transmission of viruses by animal sera represents a considerable risk for humans and animals particularly when the serum is used for the production of pharmaceutical products such as vaccines. Procedures applicable for inactivating large numbers of different viruses, both enveloped and non-enveloped, are therefore mandatory. For this purpose we have(More)
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