[Study of the effect of the cDNA for the human apolipoprotein A-I gene in transgenic rabbits: modeling the neurological syndrome of human Tangier disease].


Two transgenic rabbits which carried human apolipoprotein A-1 (apo A-1) cDNA under mouse ribosomal protein L/32 promoter were obtained. The effectiveness of transgenosis was confirmed by DNA dot/blot and Southern blot hybridizations. Both transgenic animals had paralyses of fore or fore and high limbs. Electron microscopy demonstrated distinct degradative… (More)


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