Radiation hybrid mapping of human cytosolic malate dehydrogenase (hcMDH) to the short arm of chromosome 2
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AbstractCompartmentalization of human cytosolic malate dehydrogenase, hcMDH, together with its isozyme partner-mitochondrial form, hmMDH, plays an important role in the aerobic metabolism of the malate-aspartate shuttle and the citric acid cycle. However, they share few structural homology at the molecular level. The pseudogenes of mMDH has been reported in mice but hcMDH has no pseudogenes as shown by Southern blot analysis. A single band only was detected for the EcoRI digestion with 9.4 kb long of human genomic DNA and HindIII cutting with 2.8kb long, hcMDH gene was mapped to chromosome 2 by somatic cell hybrid analysis and further localised to 268.72cR from the top telomere of Chromosome 2 (near 2p15) by radiation hybrid mapping. The genes falling into this region may be related to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), several types of cancers and immunoregulation mechanism of cancers.
All Author(s) ListLo ASY, Liew CT, Law PTW, Garcia-Barcelo M, Tsui SKW, Fung KP, Lee CY, Waye MMY
Journal nameSomatic Cell and Molecular Genetics
Year1999
Month3
Day1
Volume Number25
Issue Number2
PublisherKLUWER ACADEMIC/PLENUM PUBL
Pages109 - 113
ISSN0740-7750
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesBiochemistry & Molecular Biology; Cell Biology; Genetics & Heredity

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