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Neurodegenerative Diseases

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Acuted Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
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    Chapter 2 Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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    Chapter 3 Arachnoid Cysts
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    Chapter 4 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Information for Pediatricians Supporting Families of Young Children on the Spectrum
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    Chapter 5 Autosomal Recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy
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    Chapter 6 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
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    Chapter 7 Epigenetics in autism and other neurodevelopmental diseases.
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    Chapter 8 Epilepsy and Epileptic Syndrome
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    Chapter 9 Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration.
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    Chapter 10 Neurodegenerative Diseases
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    Chapter 11 Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses
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    Chapter 12 Neurodegenerative Diseases
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    Chapter 13 Leukodystrophies
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    Chapter 14 Machado-Joseph Disease and other Rare Spinocerebellar Ataxias.
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    Chapter 15 Neurodegenerations induced by organophosphorous compounds.
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    Chapter 16 Mitochondrial Importance in Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s Diseases
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    Chapter 17 Multiple sclerosis.
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    Chapter 18 Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 or Steinert’s Disease
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    Chapter 19 Neurodegeneration in diabetes mellitus.
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    Chapter 20 Neurofibromatoses
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    Chapter 21 Oxidative stress in developmental brain disorders.
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    Chapter 22 Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Down Syndrome
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    Chapter 23 Pick’s Disease
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    Chapter 24 Premature Aging Syndrome
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    Chapter 25 The savant syndrome and its possible relationship to epilepsy.
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    Chapter 26 Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome
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    Chapter 27 The spinocerebellar ataxias: clinical aspects and molecular genetics.
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    Chapter 28 Tourette syndrome.
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Chapter title
The spinocerebellar ataxias: clinical aspects and molecular genetics.
Chapter number 27
Book title
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, March 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-0653-2_27
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-1-4614-0652-5, 978-1-4614-0653-2
Authors

Matilla-Dueñas A, Corral-Juan M, Volpini V, Sanchez I, Antoni Matilla-Dueñas, Marc Corral-Juan, Victor Volpini, Ivelisse Sanchez

Abstract

Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) are a highly heterogeneous group of inherited neurological disorders, based on clinical characterization alone with variable degrees of cerebellar ataxia often accompanied by additional cerebellar and noncerebellar symptoms which in most cases defy differentiation. Molecular causative deficits in at least 31 genes underlie the clinical symptoms in the SCAs by triggering cerebellar and, very frequently, brain stem dysfunction. The identification of the causative molecular deficits enables the molecular diagnosis of the different SCA subtypes and facilitates genetic counselling. Recent scientific advances are shedding light into developing therapeutic strategies. The scope of this chapter is to provide updated details of the spinocerebellar ataxias with particular emphasis on those aspects aimed at facilitating the clinical and genetic diagnoses.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 3 5%
Malaysia 1 2%
Turkey 1 2%
Chile 1 2%
South Africa 1 2%
Unknown 53 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 18%
Student > Master 11 18%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 10%
Student > Bachelor 5 8%
Other 12 20%
Unknown 3 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 32%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 30%
Neuroscience 11 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 13%
Unknown 4 7%

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