Samuel Wilkinson

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The abnormal accumulation of beta-amyloid (A beta) in senile plaques appears to be a central pathological process in Alzheimer's disease. A beta is formed by proteolysis of beta-amyloid precursor protein (APP) with several isoforms generated by alternative splicing of exons 7, 8 and 15. A semi-quantitative reverse transcription (RT)-polymerase chain(More)
BACKGROUND Molecular genetic testing is recommended for diagnosis of inherited cardiac disease, to guide prognosis and treatment, but access is often limited by cost and availability. Recently introduced high-throughput bench-top DNA sequencing platforms have the potential to overcome these limitations. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We evaluated two(More)
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