Genetic Disorders of Copper Transport: Menkes’ Disease, Occipital Horn Syndrome, and Wilson’s Disease
Unfortunately, these three genetic diseases have yet to contribute to our understanding of copper transport the revelations that we geneticists expect from “experiments of nature”. Nonetheless, I still have faith that the resolution of the basic defects in these conditions will eventually play a critical role in giving us a complete understanding of this process. Therefore we battle on.
KeywordsCopper Deficiency Copper Transport Cholestatic Liver Disease Copper Accumulation Hepatic Copper
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