A novel mutation on the transferrin gene abolishes one N-glycosylation site and alters the pattern of transferrin isoforms, mimicking that observed after excessive alcohol consumption.
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In the process of obtaining a driver's license, a healthy 28year old man presented increased levels of disialo-transferrin (TF) (approx. 20%, ref. value<2) by HPLC analysis of TF isoforms (%CDT), while other markers of excessive alcohol consumption (PEth, MCV and γ-GT) were in the normal range. The objective of this study was to determine the cause of the increased %CDT levels.
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|Early online date||2015 Dec 4|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|