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Copper and Zinc Homeostasis: Lessons from Drosophila melanogaster

Navarro, Juan A. and Schneuwly, Stephan (2017) Copper and Zinc Homeostasis: Lessons from Drosophila melanogaster. Frontiers in Genetics 8 (223), pp. 1-20.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2017.00223, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fgene.2017.00223/full


Abstract

Maintenance of metal homeostasis is crucial for many different enzymatic activities and in turn for cell function and survival. In addition, cells display detoxification and protective mechanisms against toxic accumulation of metals. Perturbation of any of these processes normally leads to cellular dysfunction and finally to cell death. In the last years, loss of metal regulation has been ...

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Item type:Article
Date:21 December 2017
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Entwicklungsbiologie (Prof. Dr. Stephan Schneuwly)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fgene.2017.00223DOI
Keywords:Drosophila melanogaster, metal homeostasis, dMTF-1, methallothioneins, copper, zinc, in vivo modeling, human diseases
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36578
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