November 27, 2020

It Takes Two to Tango: DPRs in ALS and SCA36

Dipeptide repeat proteins (DPRs) occur via repeat-associated non-AUG (RAN) translation. In this issue of Neuron, McEachin et al. (2020) show that the aggregation-prone poly(GA)-rich chimeric DPRs determine divergent poly(GP) mediated pathology between C9ALS/FTD and SCA36.


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