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molybdenum cofactor deficiency

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
molybdenum cofactor deficiency

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A molybdenum-containing cofactor is essential to the function of sulphite oxidase, xanthine dehydrogenase, and aldehyde oxidase; deficiency leads to severe neurological damage and death in early childhood. Three distinct complementation groups exist: type A with defective products of the ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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