9. The Malfunctioning of Copper Transport in Wilson and Menkes Diseases

  1. Astrid Sigel3,
  2. Helmut Sigel3 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel4
  1. Bibudhendra Sarkar1,2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028114.ch9

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

How to Cite

Sarkar, B. (2006) The Malfunctioning of Copper Transport in Wilson and Menkes Diseases, in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1 (eds A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028114.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 4

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

  2. 2

    The Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014882

Online ISBN: 9780470028117

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Keywords:

  • copper transport disorders;
  • Wilson and Menkes disease;
  • genes in copper transport disorder;
  • copper transport disorder treatment;
  • biological transport of copper;
  • copper-transporting ATPases structure;
  • Wilson disease gene

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical and Biochemical Features of Copper Transport Disorders

  • Genes Identified in Copper Transport Disorders

  • Structure and Function of Copper-Transporting ATPases

  • Treatment of Copper Transport Disorders

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References