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Nature Genetics 38, 743 - 744 (2006)
doi:10.1038/ng0706-743

If it's not one thing, it's another

Henry L Paulson

Henry L. Paulson is in the Department of Neurology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA. henry-paulson@uiowa.edu

Among the many neurodegenerative diseases caused by repeat expansions, spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 (SCA8) has been something of a puzzle. Now, a new study shows that the CTG/CAG expansion in ATXN8OS (formerly SCA8) is transcribed in both directions, raising the possibility that two molecular mechanisms contribute to disease.

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