Shiri Katz

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Abnormal catecholamine transmission has been implicated in the pathogenesis of mood disorders. Consequently, alterations in genes that are involved in catecholamine metabolism could be potential candidates for bipolar affective disorder (BPD) vulnerability. One such candidate is catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT). A functional polymorphism has recently(More)
The human "protein interacting with carboxyl terminus 1" (PICT-1), also designated as the "glioma tumor suppressor candidate region 2 gene product", GLTSCR2, is a nucleolar protein whose activity is, as yet, unknown. Contradictory results regarding the role of PICT-1 in cancer have been reported, and PICT-1 has been suggested to function either as a tumor(More)
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