Steve Fend

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In maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), disease-causing mutations can affect the BCKDHA, BCKDHB or DBT genes encoding for the E1α, E1β and E2 subunits of the multienzyme branched-chain 2-keto acid dehydrogenase (BCKD) complex. The aim of this study was to screen DNA samples of 15 subjects with distinct well-characterized variant MSUD phenotypes for mutations(More)
Assessing the biodiversity of macroinvertebrate fauna in freshwater ecosystems is an essential component of both basic ecological inquiry and applied ecological assessments. Aspects of taxonomic diversity and composition in freshwater communities are widely used to quantify water quality and measure the efficacy of remediation and restoration efforts. The(More)
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