parkin
Gene found to be mutated in unusual form of Parkinsonism (autosomal recessive juvenile parkinsonism). Located on long arm of Chromosome 6. Gene is large (500 kb), very active in substantia nigra, and codes for large protein that has one portion resembling ubiquitin and also has a zinc finger.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Parkin — ist der Name folgender Personen: Cedric Parkin (* 1962), Autor, Mystiker, spiritueller Lehrer Derek Parkin (* 1946), englischer Fußballspieler John B. Parkin (1911–1975), kanadischer Architekt Judd Parkin (* 1952), US amerikanischer Filmproduzent …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parkin — may refer to:* Parkin (ligase), an enzyme * Parkin (cake), a type of cake * Parkin, Arkansas, a US city * Parkin (surname), people with the surname Parkin …   Wikipedia

  • Parkin — Parkin, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 1602 Housing Units (2000): 657 Land area (2000): 2.554372 sq. miles (6.615792 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000121 sq. miles (0.000314 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.554493 sq. miles (6.616106 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Parkin — This most interesting surname is of Old French and early medieval English origin. It is composed of a medieval diminutive of the Greek name Peter or the French variant Piers, Pierre , plus the suffix kin , although in this case the suffix itself… …   Surnames reference

  • Parkin — Original name in latin Parkin Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 35.26342 latitude 90.57122 altitude 63 Population 1105 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • parkin — noun Brit. a kind of soft, dark gingerbread made with oatmeal and treacle or molasses, especially in Yorkshire. Origin C19: perh. from the family name Parkin …   English new terms dictionary

  • parkin — /ˈpakən/ (say pahkuhn) noun a teacake made with oatmeal, little fat and no eggs, and flavoured with treacle or golden syrup which caramelises in the baking, making it moist and sticky on the inside. {northern English dialect, Scottish; ? from the …   Australian English dictionary

  • PARKIN — n. Brit. a cake or biscuit made with oatmeal, ginger, and treacle or molasses. Etymology: perh. f. the name Parkin, dimin. of Peter …   Useful english dictionary

  • parkin — noun a) A traditional soft cake of Northern England, usually made with oatmeal and treacle. b) A particular protein, mutations in which are associated with Parkinsons disease …   Wiktionary

  • parkin — noun (U) BrE a type of cake made with oatmeal and ginger …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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