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Null mutations in progranulin cause ubiquitin-positive frontotemporal dementia linked to chromosome 17q21
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) with ubiquitin-immunoreactive neuronal inclusions (both cytoplasmic and nuclear) of unknown nature has been linked to a chromosome 17q21 region (FTDU-17) containing MAPTExpand
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The C9orf72 GGGGCC Repeat Is Translated into Aggregating Dipeptide-Repeat Proteins in FTLD/ALS
Unusual Aggregates Several recent papers have revealed the unexpected genetic and pathological overlap between frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). TheExpand
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Locus-Specific Mutation Databases for Neurodegenerative Brain Diseases
The Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia (AD&FTLD) and Parkinson disease (PD) Mutation Databases make available curated information of sequence variations in genes causing Mendelian forms ofExpand
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Genetic Etiology of Parkinson Disease Associated with Mutations in the SNCA, PARK2, PINK1, PARK7, and LRRK2 Genes: A Mutation Update
To date, molecular genetic analyses have identified over 500 distinct DNA variants in five disease genes associated with familial Parkinson disease; α‐synuclein (SNCA), parkin (PARK2), PTEN‐inducedExpand
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Genetic association of apolipoprotein E with age-related macular degeneration.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common geriatric eye disorder leading to blindness and is characterized by degeneration of the neuroepithelium in the macular area of the eye.Expand
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The genetics and neuropathology of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by disturbances of behavior and personality and different types of language impairment with or withoutExpand
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NanoPack: visualizing and processing long-read sequencing data
NanoPack is a set of Python scripts for visualizing and processing long-read sequencing data from Oxford Nanopore Technologies and Pacific Biosciences. Expand
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Presenile dementia and cerebral haemorrhage linked to a mutation at codon 692 of the β–amyloid precursor protein gene
Several families with an early–onset form of familial Alzheimer's disease have been found to harbour mutations at a specific codon (717) of the gene for the β–amyloid precursor protein (APP) onExpand
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hnRNP A3 binds to GGGGCC repeats and is a constituent of p62-positive/TDP43-negative inclusions in the hippocampus of patients with C9orf72 mutations
Genetic analysis revealed the hexanucleotide repeat expansion GGGGCC within the regulatory region of the gene C9orf72 as the most common cause of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the secondExpand
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Bidirectional transcripts of the expanded C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat are translated into aggregating dipeptide repeat proteins
Massive GGGGCC repeat expansion in the first intron of the gene C9orf72 is the most common known cause of familial frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).Expand
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