Proposed association between the hexanucleotide repeat of C9orf72 and opposability index of the thumb

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal disease caused by motor neuron and sub-cerebral projection neuron degeneration. We sought to explore the particular susceptibility of humans to neurodegeneration and whether any characteristic human features might predispose to selective vulnerability of the critical motor circuitry in ALS. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/21678421.2016.1257024

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