Scientific publications

2020

Delineating MT-ATP6-associated disease: From isolated neuropathy to early onset neurodegeneration.

Claudia StendelChristiane Neuhofer, [...] ATP6 Study Group

Neurol Genet. 2020 Jan 13;6(1):e393.
doi: 10.1212/NXG.0000000000000393. eCollection 2020 Feb.

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Towards a European health research and innovation cloud.

Frank AarestrupAbdullah Albeyatti,  [...] and H. van Oyen.

Genome Med. 2020 Feb 19;12(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13073-020-0713-z.

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Lipids in the Physiopathology of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias

Frédéric DariosFanny MochelGiovanni Stevanin

Front Neurosci. 2020 Feb 28;14:74. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00074. eCollection 2020.

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Impairment of Lysosome Function and Autophagy in Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Frédéric DariosGiovanni Stevanin

J Mol Biol. 2020 Apr 3;432(8):2714-2734. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2020.02.033. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

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A pipeline‐friendly software tool for genome diagnostics to prioritize genes by matching patient symptoms to literature.

K. Joeri van der VeldeSander van den HoekFreerk van DijkDennis HendriksenCleo C. van DiemenLennart F. JohanssonKristin M. AbbottPatrick DeelenBirgit Sikkema-RaddatzMorris A. Swertz

Advanced Genetics. 2020 April 14.; https://doi.org/10.1002/ggn2.10023

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ATPase Domain AFG3L2 Mutations Alter OPA1 Processing and Cause Optic Neuropathy.

Leonardo CaporaliStefania Magri, [...]  Franco Taroni.

Ann Neurol. 2020 Jul;88(1):18-32. doi: 10.1002/ana.25723. Epub 2020 Apr 21.

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Small heat shock proteins in neurodegenerative diseases.

Leen VendredyElias AdriaenssensVincent Timmerman

Cell Stress Chaperones. 2020 Jul;25(4):679-699.
doi: 10.1007/s12192-020-01101-4. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

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Biallelic mutations in SORD cause a common and potentially treatable hereditary neuropathy with implications for diabetes.

Andrea CorteseYi Zhu, [...]  Stephan Zuchner

Nat. Genet. 2020 May;52(5):473-481. doi: 10.1038/s41588-020-0615-4. Epub 2020 May 4.

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Rapid whole exome sequencing in pregnancies to identify the underlying genetic cause in fetuses with congenital anomalies detected by ultrasound imaging.

Chantal DedenKornelia Neveling, [...] Wendy A G van Zelst-Stams

Prenat Diagn. 2020 Jul;40(8):972-983. doi: 10.1002/pd.5717. Epub 2020 May 5.

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Confirmation of TACO1 as a Leigh Syndrome Disease Gene in Two Additional Families.

Yavuz OktaySerdal Güngör, [...] Rita Horvath 

J Neuromuscul Dis. 2020;7(3):301-308. doi: 10.3233/JND-200510.

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BAG3 Pro209 mutants associated with myopathy and neuropathy relocate chaperones of the CASA-complex to aggresomes.

Elias AdriaenssensBarbara TedescoLaura MedianiBob AsselberghValeria CrippaFrancesco AntonianiSerena CarraAngelo PolettiVincent Timmerman

Sci Rep. 2020 May 29;10(1):8755. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65664-z.

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Neurofilaments in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3: blood biomarkers at the preataxic and ataxic stage in humans and mice.

Carlo WilkeEva Haas, [...] Matthis Synofzik

EMBO Mol Med. 2020 Jul 7;12(7):e11803.
doi: 10.15252/emmm.201911803. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

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Clinico-Genetic, Imaging and Molecular Delineation of COQ8A-Ataxia: A Multicenter Study of 59 Patients.

Andreas TraschützTommaso Schirinzi, [...] Matthis Synofzik

Ann Neurol. 2020 Aug;88(2):251-263.
doi: 10.1002/ana.25751. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

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De Novo Variants in CNOT1, a Central Component of the CCR4-NOT Complex Involved in Gene Expression and RNA and Protein Stability, Cause Neurodevelopmental Delay.

Lisenka E L M VissersSreehari Kalvakuri, [...] Arjan P M de Brouwer

Am J Hum Gen. 2020 Jul 2;107(1):164-172.
doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.05.017. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

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A Genetics-First Approach Revealed Monogenic Disorders in Patients With ARM and VACTERL Anomalies.

Romy van de PutteGabriel C Dworschak, [...] Alexander Hoischen

Front Pediatr. 2020 Jun 23;8:310.
doi: 10.3389/fped.2020.00310. eCollection 2020.

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Whole-genome sequencing of patients with rare diseases in a national health system.

Ernest TurroWilliam J Astle, [...] Willem H Ouwehand

Nature. 2020 Jul;583(7814):96-102.
doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2434-2. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

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Improved Diagnosis of Rare Disease Patients through Systematic Detection of Runs of Homozygosity.

Leslie MatalongaSteven Laurie, [...]  RD–Connect Genome-Phenome Analysis Platform and URD-Cat Data Contributors
J Mol Diagn. 2020 Sep;22(9):1205-1215. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2020.06.008. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

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Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor SF10A (TNFRSF10A) SNPs Correlate With Corticosteroid Response in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Chiara PassarelliRita Selvatici, [...]  Alessandra Ferlini

Front Genet. 2020 Jul 3;11:605.
doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.00605. eCollection 2020.

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Behr syndrome and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a family with a novel UCHL1 deletion.

Grace McMackenHanns LochmüllerBoglarka BansagiAngela PyleAngela LochmüllerPatrick F ChinnerySteve LaurieSergi BeltranLeslie MatalongaRita Horvath

J Neurol. 2020 Dec;267(12):3643-3649.
doi: 10.1007/s00415-020-10059-3. Epub 2020 Jul 12.

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A guide to writing systematic reviews of rare disease treatments to generate FAIR-compliant datasets: building a Treatabolome.

Antonio AtalaiaRachel ThompsonAlberto Corvo, [...] and Gisèle Bonne.

Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2020 Aug 12;15(1):206. doi:10.1186/s13023-020-01493-7.

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Presence of Genetic Variants Among Young Men With Severe COVID-19.

Caspar I van der MadeAnnet Simons, [...] Alexander Hoischen

JAMA. 2020 Aug 18;324(7):663-673.
doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.13719.

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Analysis of brain atrophy and local gene expression in genetic frontotemporal dementia.

Andre AltmannDavid M CashMartina Bocchetta, [...] Mina RytenJonathan D Rohrer and Genetic FTD Initiative, GENFI

Brain Commun. 2020 Aug 19;2(2):fcaa122. doi:10.1093/braincomms/fcaa122

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The position of nonsense mutations can predict the phenotype severity: A survey on the DMD gene.

Annalaura TorellaMariateresa Zanobio, [...] Vincenzo Nigro

PLoS One. 2020 Aug 19;15(8):e0237803.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0237803. eCollection 2020.

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Evidence for 28 genetic disorders discovered by combining healthcare and research data.

Joanna KaplanisKaitlin E Samocha, [...]  Kyle Retterer
Nature. 2020 Oct;586(7831):757-762.
doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2832-5. Epub 2020 Oct 14.

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Generation of the CRISPR/Cas9-mediated KIF1C knock-out human iPSC line HIHRSi003-A-1.

Maike NagelSandra MüßigPhilip HöflingerLudger SchölsStefan HauserRebecca Schüle

Stem Cell Res. 2020 Dec;49:102059.
doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2020.102059. Epub 2020 Oct 29.

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Novel Homozygous Missense Mutation in the ARG1 Gene in a Large Sudanese Family.

Liena E O ElsayedInaam N Mohammed, [...] Giovanni Stevanin

Front Neurol. 2020 Oct 29;11:569996. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.569996. eCollection 2020.

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RNF170-Related Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: Confirmation by a Novel Mutation

Jean-Madeleine de Sainte AgatheSandra Mercier, [...] Giovanni Stévanin 

Mov Disord. 2021 Mar;36(3):771-774. doi: 10.1002/mds.28371. Epub 2020 Nov 9.

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Candidate Gene Discovery in Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Syndromes-Considerations for Future Studies.

Iris PaskeMarjolijn LigtenbergNicoline HoogerbruggeRicharda de Voer

Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Nov 19;21(22):8757.
doi: 10.3390/ijms21228757.

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Long-read trio sequencing of individuals with unsolved intellectual disability.

Marc PauperErdi Kucuk, [...] Christian Gilissen

Eur J Hum Genet. 2021 Apr;29(4):637-648.
doi: 10.1038/s41431-020-00770-0. Epub 2020 Nov 30.

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Aicardi-Goutières syndrome due to a paternal mosaic IFIH1 mutation.

Victoria TünglerMarion Doebler-NeumannMichaela SalandinPeter KaufmannChristine WolfNadja LucasFlorian HarmuthJennifer ReichbauerIngeborg Krägeloh-MannRebecca SchüleMin Ae Lee-Kirsch

Neurol Genet. 2019 Dec 19;6(1):e384.
doi: 10.1212/NXG.0000000000000384. eCollection 2020 Feb.

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The 2021 version of the gene table of neuromuscular disorders (nuclear genome).

Louise BenarrochGisèle BonneFrançois RivierDalil Hamroun

Neuromuscul Disord. 2020 Dec;30(12):1008-1048. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2020.11.009.

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2019

Challenges in modelling the Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathies for therapy development.

Manisha JunejaJoshua BurnsMario A SaportaVincent Timmerman

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2019 Jan;90(1):58-67.

doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2018-318834. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

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Expansion of the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) knowledge base and resources.

Sebastian KöhlerLeigh Carmody, [...] Peter N Robinson

Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan 8;47(D1):D1018-D1027. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1105.

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Recommendations for patient screening in ultra-rare inherited metabolic diseases: what have we learned from Niemann-Pick disease type C?

María-Jesús SobridoPeter BauerTom de KoningThomas KlopstockYann NadjarMarc C PattersonMatthis SynofzikChris J Hendriksz

Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2019 Jan 21;14(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s13023-018-0985-1.

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Neuropathy-causing mutations in HSPB1 impair autophagy by disturbing the formation of SQSTM1/p62 bodies.

Mansour HaidarBob AsselberghElias AdriaenssensVicky De WinterJean-Pierre TimmermansMichaela Auer-GrumbachManisha JunejaVincent Timmerman

Autophagy. 2019 Jun;15(6):1051-1068. doi: 10.1080/15548627.2019.1569930. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

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Targeted therapies for congenital myasthenic syndromes: systematic review and steps towards a treatabolome.

Rachel ThompsonGisèle BonnePaolo MissierHanns Lochmüller

Emerg Top Life Sci. 2019 Mar;3(1):19-37.
doi: 10.1042/ETLS20180100. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

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Phenotero: Annotate as you write.

Daniela HombachJana M SchwarzEllen KnierimMarkus SchuelkeDominik SeelowSebastian Köhler

Clin Genet. 2019 Feb;95(2):287-292.

doi: 10.1111/cge.13471. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

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Biallelic VARS variants cause developmental encephalopathy with microcephaly that is recapitulated in vars knockout zebrafish.

Aleksandra SiekierskaHannah Stamberger, [...] Peter De Jonghe

Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 12;10(1):708. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07953-w.

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Sensory neuropathy-causing mutations in ATL3 affect ER-mitochondria contact sites and impair axonal mitochondrial distribution.

Michiel KrolsBob AsselberghRiet De RyckeVicky De WinterAlexandre SeyerFranz-Josef MüllerIngo KurthGeert BultynckVincent TimmermanSophie Janssens

Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Feb 15;28(4):615-627. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy352.

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Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxias: Paving the Way toward Targeted Molecular Therapies.

Matthis SynofzikHélène PuccioFanny MochelLudger Schöls

Neuron. 2019 Feb 20;101(4):560-583. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.01.049.

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Update on the Genetics of Spastic Paraplegias.

Maxime BoutrySara MoraisGiovanni Stevanin

Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2019 Feb 28;19(4):18.

doi: 10.1007/s11910-019-0930-2.

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Generation of two iPSC lines derived from two unrelated patients with Gaucher disease.

Maike NagelJennifer ReichbauerJudith BöhringerYvonne SchellingInge Krägeloh-MannRebecca SchüleUlrike Ulmer

Stem Cell Res. 2019 Mar;35:101336.
doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2018.10.021. Epub 2018 Nov 18.

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Truncating Mutations in UBAP1 Cause Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia.

Mohammad Ali Farazi FardAdriana P Rebelo, [...] Mohammad Ali Faghihi

Am J Hum Genet. 2019 Apr 4;104(4):767-773. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.03.001. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

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Loss of Neurological Disease HSAN-I-Associated Gene SPTLC2 Impairs CD8 + T Cell Responses to Infection by Inhibiting T Cell Metabolic Fitness

Jingxia WuSicong Ma, [...] Guoliang Cui

Immunity. 2019 May 21;50(5):1218-1231.e5.
doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2019.03.005. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

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Novel likely pathogenic variants in TMEM126A identified in non-syndromic autosomal recessive optic atrophy: two case reports.

Katja KlothMatthis SynofzikChristoph KernstockSimone Schimpf-LinzenboldFrank SchuettaufAxel NeuBernd WissingerNicole Weisschuh

BMC Med Genet. 2019 Apr 8;20(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s12881-019-0795-x.

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Hereditary spastic paraplegias: time for an objective case definition and a new nosology for neurogenetic disorders to facilitate biomarker/therapeutic studies.

Elsayed LEO, Eltazi IZM, Ahmed AEM, Stevanin G.

Expert Rev Neurother. 2019 May;19(5):409-415. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2019.1608824. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

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Long-Read Sequencing Emerging in Medical Genetics.

Tuomo MantereSimone KerstenAlexander Hoischen

Front Genet. 2019 May 7;10:426. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00426. eCollection 2019.

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Loss of paraplegin drives spasticity rather than ataxia in a cohort of 241 patients with SPG7

Giulia CoarelliRebecca Schule, [...] Alexandra Durr

Neurology. 2019 Jun 4;92(23):e2679-e2690. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007606. Epub 2019 May 8.

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Somatic mutational signatures in polyposis and colorectal cancer.

Judith E GrollemanMarcos Díaz-GaySebastià Franch-ExpósitoSergi Castellví-BelRicharda M de Voer

Mol Aspects Med. 2019 Oct;69:62-72. doi: 10.1016/j.mam.2019.05.002. Epub 2019 May 23.

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Congenital myopathy with hanging big toe due to homozygous myopalladin (MYPN) mutation.

Luciano MerliniPatrizia SabatelliManuela AntonielValeria CarinciFabio NiroGiuseppe MonettiAnnalaura TorellaTeresa GiuglianoCesare FaldiniVincenzo Nigro

Skelet Muscle. 2019 May 27;9(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s13395-019-0199-9.

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FAHN/SPG35: a narrow phenotypic spectrum across disease classifications.

Tim W RattayTobias Lindig, [...] Rebecca Schüle

Brain. 2019 Jun 1;142(6):1561-1572. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz102.

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Exome sequencing in routine diagnostics: a generic test for 254 patients with primary immunodeficiencies.

Peer ArtsAnnet SimonsMofareh S AlZahrani, [...] and Alexander Hoischen.

Genome Med. 2019 Jun 17;11(1):38. doi: 10.1186/s13073-019-0649-3.

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Increasing phenotypic annotation improves the diagnostic rate of exome sequencing in a rare neuromuscular disorder.

Rachel ThompsonAnastasios Papakonstantinou NtalisSergi BeltranAna TöpfEduardo de Paula EstephanKiran PolavarapuPeter A C 't HoenPaolo MissierHanns Lochmüller

Hum Mutat. 2019 Oct;40(10):1797-1812.
doi: 10.1002/humu.23792. Epub 2019 Jun 23.

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RegulationSpotter: annotation and interpretation of extratranscriptic DNA variants.

Jana Marie SchwarzDaniela HombachSebastian KöhlerDavid N CooperMarkus SchuelkeDominik Seelow

Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jul 2;47(W1):W106-W113.
doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz327.

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Defects in Axonal Transport in Inherited Neuropathies.

Beijer D, Sisto A, Van Lent J, Baets J, Timmerman V.

J Neuromuscul Dis. 2019;6(4):401-419. doi: 10.3233/JND-190427.

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Bi-allelic variants in RNF170 are associated with hereditary spastic paraplegia

Matias WagnerDaniel P S Osborn, [...] Rebecca Schüle

Nat. Commun. 2019 Oct 21;10(1):4790.
doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12620-9.

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Spastic paraplegia due to recessive or dominant mutations in ERLIN2 can convert to ALS.

Maria-Del-Mar AmadorFrançois MuratetElisa Teyssou, [...] and Stéphanie Millecamps.

Neurol Genet. 2019 Nov 13;5(6):e374. doi: 10.1212/NXG.0000000000000374.

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The 2020 version of the gene table of neuromuscular disorders (nuclear genome).

Louise BenarrochGisèle BonneFrançois RivierDalil Hamroun

Neuromuscul Disord 2019 Dec;29(12):980-1018 doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2019.10.010.

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2018

Improved ontology-based similarity calculations using a study-wise annotation model.

Sebastian Köhler

Database (Oxford). 2018 Jan 1;2018:bay026. doi: 10.1093/database/bay026.

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De novo ITPR1 variants are a recurrent cause of early-onset ataxia, acting via loss of channel function.

Matthis SynofzikKatherine L Helbig,[...] Rebecca Schüle

Eur J Hum Genet. 2018 Nov;26(11):1623-1634.
doi: 10.1038/s41431-018-0206-3. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

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Biallelic Mutations in ADPRHL2, Encoding ADP-Ribosylhydrolase 3, Lead to a Degenerative Pediatric Stress-Induced Epileptic Ataxia Syndrome.

Shereen G GhoshKerstin Becker, [...] Joseph G Gleeson

Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Sep 6;103(3):431-439. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.07.010. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

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Intra-familial phenotypic heterogeneity in a Sudanese family with DARS2-related leukoencephalopathy, brainstem and spinal cord involvement and lactate elevation: a case report.

Ashraf YahiaLiena Elsayed, [...] Giovanni Stevanin

BMC Neurol. 2018 Oct 23;18(1):175.
doi: 10.1186/s12883-018-1180-7.

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A nomenclature and classification for the congenital myasthenic syndromes: preparing for FAIR data in the genomic era.

Rachel ThompsonAngela AbichtDavid BeesonAndrew G EngelBruno EymardEmmanuel MaximeHanns Lochmüller

Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2018 Nov 26;13(1):211. doi: 10.1186/s13023-018-0955-7.

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