Identification and Characterization of a Novel Form of the Human L-Dopa Decarboxylase mRNA

Abstract

L-Dopa decarboxylase (DDC) has been cloned from several species and was shown to undergo alternative splicing within its 5′-untranslated and coding regions. In this report we describe a novel splice variant of DDC mRNA in human tissue, lacking exons 10 - 15 of the full-length transcript but including an alternative exon 10. The isolated alternative human… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:NERE.0000042207.05071.ea

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