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NSDHL gene

NSDHL gene Definition The NSDHL gene (NSDHL stands for: NAD(P) Dependent Steroid Dehydrogenase-Like) is a protein coding gene located on chromosome Xq28. Associated pathways include the cholesterol biosynthesis superpathway and cholesterol metabolism, and an important paralog of this gene is SDR4...

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One of Germany's most accomplished dermatologists with decades of expertise in clinical dermatology. Emeritus professor at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum, author of more than 30 textbooks and over 700 scientific publications.