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The polyglutamine-binding protein 1 (PQBP1) has been linked to several X-linked intellectual disability disorders and progressive neurodegenerative diseases. While it is currently known that PQBP1 localizes in nuclear speckles and is engaged in transcription and splicing, we have now identified a cytoplasmic pool of PQBP1. Analysis of PQBP1 complexes(More)
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is caused by heterogeneous pathologies leading to multiple antenatal joint contractures through fetal akinesia. Understanding the pathophysiology of this disorder is important for clinical care of the affected individuals and genetic counseling of the families. We thus aimed to establish the genetic basis of an AMC(More)
The polyglutamine binding protein 1 (PQBP1) gene plays an important role in X-linked mental retardation (XLMR). Nine of the thirteen PQBP1 mutations known to date affect the AG hexamer in exon 4 and cause frameshifts introducing premature termination codons (PTCs). However, the phenotype in this group of patients is variable. To investigate the pathology of(More)
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