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A protein (EC 3.6.1.-, 2677 aa) that, on the basis of homology, may have both RNA and DNA helicase activities and be involved in the DNA repair pathway. Mutations in the gene for sentaxin are associated with autosomal recessive spinocerebellar ataxia-1 (SCAR1) and juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS4).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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