Intercellular miscommunication in polyglutamine pathogenesis

Christopher A. Ross, Don W. Cleveland

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A new paper demonstrates that polyglutamine pathogenesis in spinocerebellar ataxia need not be cell autonomous. Mutant ataxin-7 expression restricted to Bergmann glia was sufficient to cause Purkinje cell degeneration and neuronal pathology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1205-1206
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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