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In vitro transgenic models to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of TDP-43 pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rapidly progressing neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of upper and lower motor neurons. TDP-43 was identified as a major protein component of the characteristic neuronal inclusions and it has been detected in 90% of ALS cases. Furthermore, pathogenic mutations in the gene encoding TDP-43, TARDBP, were found in both sporadic and familial ALS cases.

The aim of this study is to investigate the molecular mechanisms of cell...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Wade-Martins and Talbot research groups
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Physiology,Anatomy and Genetics,Department of
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:1d8aa081-342f-4994-ac74-12c6ebdc30c6
Local pid:
ora:8955

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