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Thursday 18 March 2004

Pathology (neurofilamentopathies)

- NEFL germline mutations in

  • autosomal dominant Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease of the 2E axonal form (CMT2E) (MIM.607684)
  • germline mutations in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease of the 1F type (CMT1F) (MIM.607734)

- NEFH variants in susceptibility to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (MIM.105400)

See also

- intermediate filaments

  • neurofilaments
    • NEFL
    • NEF3 (NEFM)
    • NEFH


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