Lafora bodies

An intraneuronal inclusion body composed of acid mucopolysaccharides. [HPO:sdoelken]
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
Glycogen is the major mammalian glucose storage cache and is critical for energy homeostasis. Glycogen synthesis in neurons must… (More)
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2012
2012
Lafora disease (LD), a fatal neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the presence of intracellular inclusions called Lafora… (More)
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2012
2012
The solubility of glycogen, essential to its metabolism, is a property of its shape, a sphere generated through extensive… (More)
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2011
2011
Lafora disease (LD) is caused by mutations in either the laforin or malin gene. The hallmark of the disease is the accumulation… (More)
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2010
2010
Approximately 90% of cases of Lafora disease, a fatal teenage-onset progressive myoclonus epilepsy, are caused by mutations in… (More)
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2007
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2007
Lafora disease (LD) is a progressive myoclonic epilepsy resulting in severe neurodegeneration followed by death. A hallmark of LD… (More)
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2005
2005
Lafora progressive myoclonus epilepsy, caused by defective laforin or malin, insidiously present in normal teenagers with… (More)
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2004
2004
Lafora bodies were studied in a parietal cortex biopsy of a patient suffering from progressive myoclonic epilepsy, both… (More)
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1994
1994
Since age 12 years, a 25-year-old woman had a syndrome with myoclonic epilepsy, cerebellar signs, and spontaneous myoclonus. Skin… (More)
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1971
1971
Lafora bodies are composed of fibrillar and granular components in various concentrations. They are located in neuronal cell… (More)
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