Spinocerebellar ataxias in Venezuela: genetic epidemiology and their most likely ethnic descent.
Caracas, Venezuela. In J Hum Genet, Dec 2015
In Venezuela, genetic epidemiological features of SCAs have been assessed during the last 30 years; mutations in ATXN1 (SCA1), ATXN2 (SCA2), ATXN3 (SCA3), CACNA1A (SCA6), ATXN7 (SCA7), ATXN8 (SCA8), ATXN10 (SCA10), TBP (SCA17) and ATN1 (dentatorubral pallidoluysian atrophy, DRPLA) loci were searched among 115 independent families.
Parkinsonism in spinocerebellar ataxia.
Seoul, South Korea. In Biomed Res Int, 2014
Both levodopa responsive Parkinson disease (PD) like phenotype and atypical parkinsonism have been described especially in SCA2, SCA3, and SCA17 with geographic differences in prevalence.
12q24 locus association with type 1 diabetes: SH2B3 or ATXN2?
Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In World J Diabetes, 2014
Genetic linkage analyses, genome-wide association studies of single nucleotide polymorphisms, copy number variation surveys, and mutation screenings found the human chromosomal 12q24 locus, with the genes SH2B3 and ATXN2 in its core, to be associated with an exceptionally wide spectrum of disease susceptibilities.
From mice to men: lessons from mutant ataxic mice.
Plzeň, Czech Republic. In Cerebellum Ataxias, 2013
Lurcher, Hot-foot, Purkinje cell degeneration, Nervous, Staggerer, Weaver, Reeler, and Scrambler mouse models and mouse models of SCA1, SCA2, SCA3, SCA6, SCA7, SCA23, DRPLA, Niemann-Pick disease and Friedreich ataxia are reviewed with special regard to cerebellar pathology, pathogenesis, functional changes and possible therapeutic influences, if any.