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Researchers At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center And Baylor College Of Medicine Clone Gene Linked To Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 And Epilepsy

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October 2, 2000
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According to a report to be released in the October 1 issue of Nature Genetics, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) and at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA) have identified the gene on chromosome 22 and the causative mutation that is linked to inherited diseases that lead to motor incoordination and epilepsy. Known as Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 (SCA10), this finding is significant in that epilepsy is not typically associated with late-onset ataxias.

According to a report to be released in the October 1 issue of Nature Genetics, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) and at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA) have identified the gene on chromosome 22 and the causative mutation that is linked to inherited diseases that lead to motor incoordination and epilepsy. Known as Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 (SCA10), this finding is significant in that epilepsy is not typically associated with late-onset ataxias.


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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "Researchers At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center And Baylor College Of Medicine Clone Gene Linked To Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 And Epilepsy." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 2 October 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000928220503.htm>.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. (2000, October 2). Researchers At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center And Baylor College Of Medicine Clone Gene Linked To Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 And Epilepsy. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000928220503.htm
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "Researchers At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center And Baylor College Of Medicine Clone Gene Linked To Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 10 And Epilepsy." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000928220503.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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