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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE the frequency of different Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) genotypes has been estimated in clinic populations, but prevalence data from the general population are lacking. METHODS our population-based genetic epidemiological survey included persons with CMT residing in eastern Akershus County, Norway. The participants were interviewed and(More)
BACKGROUND Point mutations in the mitofusin 2 (MFN2) gene has been identified exclusively in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2 (CMT2), and in a single family with intermediate CMT. MFN2 point mutations are probably the most common cause of CMT2. METHODS Two-hundred and thirty-two consecutive unselected and unrelated CMT families with available DNA from all(More)
Extensive mud volcanism, mud diapirism and carbonate chimneys related to hydrocarbon-rich fluid venting are observed throughout the Spanish^Portuguese margin of the Gulf of Ca ¤diz. All the mud volcanoes and diapirs addressed in this paper lie in the region of olistostrome/accretionary complex units which were emplaced in the Late Miocene in response to(More)
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