The Race to Find the Tangier Disease Gene

For this article, Brendan A. Maher interviewed Michael R. Hayden, director and senior scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Canada; Stephan Rust, cholesterol metabolism group leader at the Institut für Arterioskleroseforschung an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universistät; and Gerd Schmitz, a physician and director of the Institut for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital, Regensburg. Data from the Web of

Brendan Maher
Oct 1, 2001
For this article, Brendan A. Maher interviewed Michael R. Hayden, director and senior scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Canada; Stephan Rust, cholesterol metabolism group leader at the Institut für Arterioskleroseforschung an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universistät; and Gerd Schmitz, a physician and director of the Institut for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital, Regensburg. Data from the Web of Science (ISI, Philadelphia,) show that Hot Papers are cited 50 to 100 times more often than the average paper of the same type and age.


M. Bodzioch, E. Orsóo, J. Klucken, T. Langmann, A. Böttcher, W. Diederich, W. Drobnik, S. Barlage, C. Büchler, M. Porsch-Özcürümez, W. E. Kaminski, H. W. Hahmann, K. Oette, G. Rothe, C. Aslandis, K. Lackner, G. Schmitz, "The gene encoding ATP-binding cassette transporter 1 is mutated in Tangier disease," Nature Genetics, 22; 347-351, August 1999. (Cited in 198...

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