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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Known as: Spinal Amyotrophies, atrophy spinal muscular, Spinal Amyotrophy 
A group of disorders marked by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord resulting in weakness and muscular atrophy, usually… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Spinal muscular atrophy is one of the most common inherited forms of neurological disease leading to infant mortality. Patients… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a relatively common neurodegenerative disease caused by homozygous loss of the survival motor… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Alteration of correct splicing patterns by disruption of an exonic splicing enhancer may be a frequent mechanism by which point… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Proximal spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a common motor neuron disease in humans and in its most severe form causes death by the… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • B. Wirth
  • Human mutation
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 21805848
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is characterized by degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord, causing progressive weakness… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
SMN1 and SMN2 (survival motor neuron) encode identical proteins. A critical question is why only the homozygous loss of SMN1, and… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
An enzymatic method is described for determination of total serum cholesterol by use of a single aqueous reagent. The method… 
Highly Cited
1936
Highly Cited
1936
EXPERIMENTS on rats show that if the organism is severely damaged by acute non-specific nocuous agents such as exposure to cold…