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Ubiquitin specific peptidase 24

USP24, ubiquitin specific peptidase 24
Modification of cellular proteins by ubiquitin is an essential regulatory mechanism controlled by the coordinated action of multiple ubiquitin-conjugating and deubiquitinating enzymes. USP24 belongs to a large family of cysteine proteases that function as deubiquitinating enzymes (Quesada et al., 2004 [PubMed 14715245]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008] (from NCBI)
Papers on USP24
Ubiquitin specific proteases USP24 and USP40 and ubiquitin thiolesterase UCHL1 polymorphisms have synergic effect on the risk of Parkinson's disease among Taiwanese.
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Lee-Chen et al., Taipei, Taiwan. In Clin Chim Acta, 2010
USP24 alone plays a role in PD susceptibility among Taiwanese people >or=60 years of age, or acting synergistically with USP40 and UCHL1 in the total subjects.
Genetic evidence for ubiquitin-specific proteases USP24 and USP40 as candidate genes for late-onset Parkinson disease.
GeneRIF
Grupe et al., Alameda, United States. In Hum Mutat, 2006
Data suggest that genetic variants in USP24 affect the risk for late-onset Parkinson disease (PD), which is consistent with the predicted role of the ubiquitination pathway in PD etiology.
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