Klaus Wethmar

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Conserved upstream open reading frames (uORFs) are found within many eukaryotic transcripts and are known to regulate protein translation. Evidence from genetic and bioinformatic studies implicates disturbed uORF-mediated translational control in the etiology of human diseases. A genetic mouse model has recently provided proof-of-principle support for the(More)
The analysis of instantaneous and average rolling leukocyte velocity is crucial to the study of inflammatory disease. In order to record features associated with leukocyte rolling, the leukocyte position must be tracked, typically by manual observation. Automated tracking of leukocytes is possible for in vitro studies, but not for recordings resulting from(More)
Approximately half of all human transcripts contain at least one upstream translational initiation site that precedes the main coding sequence (CDS) and gives rise to an upstream open reading frame (uORF). We generated uORFdb, publicly available at http://cbdm.mdc-berlin.de/tools/uorfdb, to serve as a comprehensive literature database on eukaryotic uORF(More)
Post-transcriptional control has emerged as a major regulatory event in gene expression and often occurs at the level of translation initiation. Although overexpression or constitutive activation of tyrosine kinases (TKs) through gene amplification, translocation or mutation are well-characterized oncogenic events, current knowledge about translational(More)
C/EBP uORF mice – a genetic model for uORF-mediated translational control in mammals Dissertation zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades d o c t o r r e r u m n a t u r a l i u m Abstract 5 Dedication 7 List of abbreviations 8
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