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Abnormalities in the ubiquilin 2 gene can cause ALS, and accumulations of ubiquilin 2 protein — even without gene mutations — also are associated with the disease
Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 - 18:18, By: Margaret Wahl
A group of researchers led by Teepu Siddique at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago has identified abnormalities in the ubiquilin 2 gene and protein as important contributors to several forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).