Ubiquitinated TDP-43 in Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

@article{Neumann2006UbiquitinatedTI,
  title={Ubiquitinated TDP-43 in Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis},
  author={Manuela Neumann and Deepak M. Sampathu and Linda K. Kwong and Adam C. Truax and Matthew C. Micsenyi and Thomas T. t. Chou and Jennifer Bruce and Theresa Schuck and Murray Grossman and Christopher M. Clark and L. F. McCluskey and Bruce L. Miller and Eliezer Masliah and Ian R A Mackenzie and Howard A. Feldman and Wolfgang Feiden and Hans A. Kretzschmar and John Q. Trojanowski and Virginia M. -Y. Lee},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={314},
  pages={130 - 133}
}
Ubiquitin-positive, tau- and α-synuclein–negative inclusions are hallmarks of frontotemporal lobar degeneration with ubiquitin-positive inclusions and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Although the identity of the ubiquitinated protein specific to either disorder was unknown, we showed that TDP-43 is the major disease protein in both disorders. Pathologic TDP-43 was hyper-phosphorylated, ubiquitinated, and cleaved to generate C-terminal fragments and was recovered only from affected central… 

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