Chitotriosidase deficiency

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Chitotriosidase deficiency

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The terms "Chitotriosidase deficiency" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

High prevalence of chitotriosidase deficiency in Peruvian Amerindians exposed to chitin-bearing food and enteroparasites.
 

Author(s): N Manno, S Sherratt, F Boaretto, F Mejìa Coico, C Espinoza Camus, C Jara Campos, S Musumeci, A Battisti, R J Quinnell, J Mostacero León, G Vazza, M L Mostacciuolo, M G Paoletti, F H Falcone

Journal: Carbohydr Polym. 2014 Nov;113():607-14.

 

The human genome encodes a gene for an enzymatically active chitinase (CHIT1) located in a single copy on Chromosome 1, which is highly expressed by activated macrophages and in other cells of the innate immune response. Several dysfunctional mutations are known in CHIT1, including ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chitotriosidase deficiency is not associated with human hookworm infection in a Papua New Guinean population.
 

Author(s): Andrew J Hall, Rupert J Quinnell, Andrew Raiko, Moses Lagog, Peter Siba, Shaun Morroll, Franco H Falcone

Journal: Infect. Genet. Evol.. 2007 Dec;7(6):743-7.

 

Human chitotriosidase (CHIT1) is a chitinolytic enzyme with suggested anti-fungal properties. Previous studies have suggested that chitotriosidase may also protect individuals against filarial nematode infections and malaria. A mutant allele, which renders chitotriosidase unstable ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The human chitotriosidase gene. Nature of inherited enzyme deficiency.
 

Author(s): R G Boot, G H Renkema, M Verhoek, A Strijland, J Bliek, T M de Meulemeester, M M Mannens, J M Aerts

Journal: J. Biol. Chem.. 1998 Oct;273(40):25680-5.

 

The human chitinase, named chitotriosidase, is a member of family 18 of glycosylhydrolases. Following the cloning of the chitotriosidase cDNA (Boot, R. G., Renkema, G. H., Strijland, A., van Zonneveld, A. J., and Aerts, J. M. F. G. (1995) J. Biol. Chem. 270, 26252-26256), the gene ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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