Human Nucleotide Expansion Disorders (Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology v. 19)

Human Nucleotide Expansion Disorders (Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology v. 19)

By: Michael Fry (volume_editor), Karen Usdin (volume_editor)Hardback

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Human neurological and neuromuscular disorders caused by nucleotide expansion are the focus of growing interest of practicing physicians and of interested biomedical researchers. This volume represents a comprehensive and up-to-date description of many of the better-studied disorders. The authors discuss molecular, clinical and pathological aspects of the diseases as well as our current understanding of their underlying mechanisms.

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Molecular Bases of Nucleotide Expansions.- Mechanisms of DNA Repeat Expansion.- Disorders Associated with Non-coding Repeats.- Molecular Correlates of Fragile X Syndrome and FXTAS.- The Neglected Fragile X Mutations: FRAXE and FRAXF.- Friedreich Ataxia.- Dodecamer Repeat Expansion in Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy 1.- Myotonic Dystrophies Types 1 and 2.- Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 8.- Recent Progress in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10.- Disorders Associated with Coding Repeats.- Polyglutamine Diseases.- The Enigma of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6.- Disorders Associated with Repeats in an Undetermined Location.- Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 12 and Huntington's Disease-Like 2: Clues to Pathogenesis.- Postscript.- Current Issues and Therapeutic Prospects.

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  • publication date: 18/08/2006
  • ISBN13: 9783540333357
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9783540333357
  • ISBN10: 3540333355

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