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New Functions in the Gene That Causes Machado-Joseph Disease

News   Nov 30, 2020 | Original story from the University of Barcelona

 
New Functions in the Gene That Causes Machado-Joseph Disease

Rods (type of photoreceptor) isolated from the retina of a control mouse (Atxn3 +/+) and a mouse with the silenced gene Atxn3 (Atxn3-/-). We can see the elongation of the external segment or neurosensorial cilium (OS plus CC) when there is no ATXN3 protein. Credit: V. Toulis et al./ Cell Reports.

 
 
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