Naomi Kimoto Yanagisawa

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Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) 6 is caused by small expansion of a polyglutamine sequence, encoded by CAG trinucleotide repeats, at the C-terminal end of the human CaV2.1 (P/Q-type) Ca2+ channel alpha12.1 subunit and it manifests itself as slowly progressive cerebellar ataxia. To elucidate the pathogenic mechanisms underlying SCA6, we introduced CAG repeats(More)
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