Lookup NU author(s): Dr Gavin Hudson,
Professor Robert Taylor,
Dr Andrew Schaefer,
Professor Doug Turnbull,
Professor Patrick Chinnery
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The authors sequenced POLG1, C10ORF2, and ANT1 in 38 sporadic progressive external ophthalmoplegia patients with multiple mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) deletions. Causative mutations were identified in approximately10% of cases, with two unrelated individuals harboring a novel premature stop codon mutation (1356T>G). None had a mutation in C10ORF2 or ANT1. In the majority of patients, the primary nuclear genetic defect is likely to affect other unknown genes important for mtDNA maintenance. Copyright © 2006 by AAN Enterprises, Inc.
Author(s): Hudson G, Deschauer M, Taylor RW, Hanna MG, Fialho D, Schaefer AM, He L-P, Blakely E, Turnbull DM, Chinnery PF
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
ISSN (print): 0028-3878
ISSN (electronic): 1526-632X
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
PubMed id: 16682683
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