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Mutation in Mouse Hei10, an E3 Ubiquitin Ligase, Disrupts Meiotic Crossing Over
Crossing over during meiotic prophase I is required for sexual reproduction in mice and contributes to genome-wide genetic diversity. Here we report on the characterization of anExpand
Exome Sequence Analysis Suggests that Genetic Burden Contributes to Phenotypic Variability and Complex Neuropathy.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous distal symmetric polyneuropathy. Whole-exome sequencing (WES) of 40 individuals from 37 unrelated families withExpand
Ecteinascidin 743 interferes with the activity of EWS-FLI1 in Ewing sarcoma cells.
ET-743 (trabectedin; Yondelis) is approved in Europe for the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas. Emerging phase 1 and 2 clinical data have shown high response rates in myxoid liposarcoma in part owingExpand
Loss of function mutations in HARS cause a spectrum of inherited peripheral neuropathies.
Inherited peripheral neuropathies are a genetically heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by distal muscle weakness and sensory loss. Mutations in genes encoding aminoacyl-tRNA synthetasesExpand
Identification of an inhibitor of the EWS-FLI1 oncogenic transcription factor by high-throughput screening.
BACKGROUND Chromosomal translocations generating oncogenic transcription factors are the hallmark of a variety of tumors, including many sarcomas. Ewing sarcoma family of tumors (ESFTs) areExpand
Mutations in the UGO1-like protein SLC25A46 cause an optic atrophy spectrum disorder
Dominant optic atrophy (DOA) and axonal peripheral neuropathy (Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2, or CMT2) are hereditary neurodegenerative disorders most commonly caused by mutations in the canonicalExpand
Predicting the pathogenicity of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase mutations.
Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (ARSs) are ubiquitously expressed, essential enzymes responsible for charging tRNA with cognate amino acids-the first step in protein synthesis. ARSs are required forExpand
Impaired Function is a Common Feature of Neuropathy‐Associated Glycyl‐tRNA Synthetase Mutations
Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease type 2D (CMT2D) is an autosomal‐dominant axonal peripheral neuropathy characterized by impaired motor and sensory function in the distal extremities. Mutations in theExpand
Compound heterozygosity for loss‐of‐function FARSB variants in a patient with classic features of recessive aminoacyl‐tRNA synthetase‐related disease
Aminoacyl‐tRNA synthetases (ARSs) are ubiquitously expressed enzymes that ligate amino acids onto tRNA molecules. Genes encoding ARSs have been implicated in phenotypically diverse dominant andExpand
AKAP9 Is Essential for Spermatogenesis and Sertoli Cell Maturation in Mice
Mammalian male fertility relies on complex inter- and intracellular signaling during spermatogenesis. Here we describe three alleles of the widely expressed A-kinase anchoring protein 9 (Akap9) gene,Expand
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