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Long-term progression in type II spinal muscular atrophy: A retrospective observational study.

Neurology 2019 Sep 26;93(13):e1241-e1247. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

From Pediatric Neurology (E.M., S.L., M.C.P., G.C., L.A., A.L.F.), Department of Woman and Child Health and Public Health, Child Health Area, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Centro Clinico Nemo (E.M., S.L., M.C.P., S.C., G.C., R.d.S., E.M., N.F., L.F., G.N., L.A., A.L.F., M.P.), Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome; and Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology (S.M.), University of Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000008166DOI Listing
September 2019

Genetic neuromuscular disorders: living the era of a therapeutic revolution. Part 2: diseases of motor neuron and skeletal muscle.

Neurol Sci 2019 Apr 25;40(4):671-681. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Unit of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10072-019-03764-zDOI Listing
April 2019

Hippo signaling pathway is altered in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

PLoS One 2018 10;13(10):e0205514. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Unit of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0205514PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6179272PMC
March 2019

Clinical management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy: the state of the art.

Neurol Sci 2018 Nov 14;39(11):1837-1845. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Nemo Sud Clinical Centre, University Hospital "G. Martino", Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10072-018-3555-3DOI Listing
November 2018

An observational study of functional abilities in infants, children, and adults with type 1 SMA.

Neurology 2018 08 25;91(8):e696-e703. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

From Paediatric Neurology and Centro Clinico Nemo (M. Pane, C.P., R.d.S., G.C., S.L.), Catholic University and Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS, Rome; Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (S.M., M.S., G.V., E.M.), University of Messina and Centro Clinico Nemo, Messina; Neurorehabilitation Unit (V.S., E.A.), University of Milan, Centro Clinico Nemo, Niguarda Hospital, Milan; Center of Myology and Neurodegenerative Disorders (C.B., M. Pedemonte, G.B.), Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa; Unit of Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders (M.C., A.D., E.B.), Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome; and Institute of Genomic Medicine (F.D.T.), Catholic University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006050DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107268PMC
August 2018

New Directions for SMA Therapy.

Authors:
Sonia Messina

J Clin Med 2018 Aug 31;7(9). Epub 2018 Aug 31.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, 98100 Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm7090251DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6162810PMC
August 2018

Genome-wide Analyses Identify KIF5A as a Novel ALS Gene.

Authors:
Aude Nicolas Kevin P Kenna Alan E Renton Nicola Ticozzi Faraz Faghri Ruth Chia Janice A Dominov Brendan J Kenna Mike A Nalls Pamela Keagle Alberto M Rivera Wouter van Rheenen Natalie A Murphy Joke J F A van Vugt Joshua T Geiger Rick A Van der Spek Hannah A Pliner Shankaracharya Bradley N Smith Giuseppe Marangi Simon D Topp Yevgeniya Abramzon Athina Soragia Gkazi John D Eicher Aoife Kenna Gabriele Mora Andrea Calvo Letizia Mazzini Nilo Riva Jessica Mandrioli Claudia Caponnetto Stefania Battistini Paolo Volanti Vincenzo La Bella Francesca L Conforti Giuseppe Borghero Sonia Messina Isabella L Simone Francesca Trojsi Fabrizio Salvi Francesco O Logullo Sandra D'Alfonso Lucia Corrado Margherita Capasso Luigi Ferrucci Cristiane de Araujo Martins Moreno Sitharthan Kamalakaran David B Goldstein Aaron D Gitler Tim Harris Richard M Myers Hemali Phatnani Rajeeva Lochan Musunuri Uday Shankar Evani Avinash Abhyankar Michael C Zody Julia Kaye Steven Finkbeiner Stacia K Wyman Alex LeNail Leandro Lima Ernest Fraenkel Clive N Svendsen Leslie M Thompson Jennifer E Van Eyk James D Berry Timothy M Miller Stephen J Kolb Merit Cudkowicz Emily Baxi Michael Benatar J Paul Taylor Evadnie Rampersaud Gang Wu Joanne Wuu Giuseppe Lauria Federico Verde Isabella Fogh Cinzia Tiloca Giacomo P Comi Gianni Sorarù Cristina Cereda Philippe Corcia Hannu Laaksovirta Liisa Myllykangas Lilja Jansson Miko Valori John Ealing Hisham Hamdalla Sara Rollinson Stuart Pickering-Brown Richard W Orrell Katie C Sidle Andrea Malaspina John Hardy Andrew B Singleton Janel O Johnson Sampath Arepalli Peter C Sapp Diane McKenna-Yasek Meraida Polak Seneshaw Asress Safa Al-Sarraj Andrew King Claire Troakes Caroline Vance Jacqueline de Belleroche Frank Baas Anneloor L M A Ten Asbroek José Luis Muñoz-Blanco Dena G Hernandez Jinhui Ding J Raphael Gibbs Sonja W Scholz Mary Kay Floeter Roy H Campbell Francesco Landi Robert Bowser Stefan M Pulst John M Ravits Daniel J L MacGowan Janine Kirby Erik P Pioro Roger Pamphlett James Broach Glenn Gerhard Travis L Dunckley Christopher B Brady Neil W Kowall Juan C Troncoso Isabelle Le Ber Kevin Mouzat Serge Lumbroso Terry D Heiman-Patterson Freya Kamel Ludo Van Den Bosch Robert H Baloh Tim M Strom Thomas Meitinger Aleksey Shatunov Kristel R Van Eijk Mamede de Carvalho Maarten Kooyman Bas Middelkoop Matthieu Moisse Russell L McLaughlin Michael A Van Es Markus Weber Kevin B Boylan Marka Van Blitterswijk Rosa Rademakers Karen E Morrison A Nazli Basak Jesús S Mora Vivian E Drory Pamela J Shaw Martin R Turner Kevin Talbot Orla Hardiman Kelly L Williams Jennifer A Fifita Garth A Nicholson Ian P Blair Guy A Rouleau Jesús Esteban-Pérez Alberto García-Redondo Ammar Al-Chalabi Ekaterina Rogaeva Lorne Zinman Lyle W Ostrow Nicholas J Maragakis Jeffrey D Rothstein Zachary Simmons Johnathan Cooper-Knock Alexis Brice Stephen A Goutman Eva L Feldman Summer B Gibson Franco Taroni Antonia Ratti Cinzia Gellera Philip Van Damme Wim Robberecht Pietro Fratta Mario Sabatelli Christian Lunetta Albert C Ludolph Peter M Andersen Jochen H Weishaupt William Camu John Q Trojanowski Vivianna M Van Deerlin Robert H Brown Leonard H van den Berg Jan H Veldink Matthew B Harms Jonathan D Glass David J Stone Pentti Tienari Vincenzo Silani Adriano Chiò Christopher E Shaw Bryan J Traynor John E Landers

Neuron 2018 03;97(6):1268-1283.e6

Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.02.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5867896PMC
March 2018

Expanded access program with Nusinersen in SMA type I in Italy: Strengths and pitfalls of a successful experience.

Neuromuscul Disord 2017 12 21;27(12):1084-1086. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

Paediatric Neurology and Centro Clinico Nemo, Catholic University and Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2017.09.006DOI Listing
December 2017

Genomic Variations Affecting Biological Effects of Statins.

Curr Drug Metab 2016 ;17(6):566-72

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Pharmacology, Torre Biologica 5th floor, c/o AOU Policlinico G. Martino, Via C. Valeria Gazzi, 98125, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389200217666160219114116DOI Listing
February 2017

Sleep disorders in spinal muscular atrophy.

Sleep Med 2017 02 30;30:160-163. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

Department of Paediatric Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy; Nemo Roma Center for Neuromuscular Disorders, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2016.11.012DOI Listing
February 2017

Modulation of neuronal nitric oxide synthase and apoptosis by the isoflavone genistein in Mdx mice.

Biofactors 2015 Sep-Oct;41(5):324-9. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/biof.1226DOI Listing
September 2016

Sport activity in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: A case study of a Paralympic swimmer.

Neuromuscul Disord 2016 09 7;26(9):614-8. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Unit of Neurology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2016.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5026044PMC
September 2016

Myasthenia Gravis: Unusual Presentations and Diagnostic Pitfalls.

J Neuromuscul Dis 2016 08;3(3):413-418

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine - University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/JND-160148DOI Listing
August 2016

New Mutations in NEB Gene Discovered by Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing in Nemaline Myopathy Italian Patients.

J Mol Neurosci 2016 Jul 22;59(3):351-9. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

Dino Ferrari Centre, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation (DEPT), University of Milan, Neurology Unit, I.R.C.C.S. Foundation Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via F. Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12031-016-0739-2DOI Listing
July 2016

The genetic basis of undiagnosed muscular dystrophies and myopathies: Results from 504 patients.

Neurology 2016 07 8;87(1):71-6. Epub 2016 Jun 8.

From the Dipartimento di Biochimica Biofisica e Patologia Generale (M.S., G.D.F., A. Torella, A.G., T.G., F.D.V.B., G.E., G.P., V.N.), Seconda Università di Napoli; Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (M.S., G.D.F., A. Torella, M. Mutarelli, V.S.M., A.G., T.G., G.E., V.N.), Pozzuoli; U.O.C. Neurologia Pediatrica e Malattie Muscolari (C.F., C.M., C.B.), IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova; Centro Dino Ferrari, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico-Chirurgica e dei Trapianti (F.M., D.R., G.P.C.), and Neuromuscular and Rare Disease Unit, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (M. Moggio), Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan; Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (M. Fanin, E.P.), Università di Padova; Dipartimento di Neuroscienze e Scienze Riproduttive ed Odontostomatologiche (L.R., L.S.), Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II," Napoli; Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale (G.R., G.S.), Università degli Studi di Pisa; Medicina Molecolare (G.A., F.M.S.), IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Pisa; Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale (L. Passamano, P.D., R.P., L. Politano) and Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Chirurgiche, Neurologiche, Metaboliche, e dell'Invecchiamento (O.F., S.S., G.D.I.), Seconda Università di Napoli; Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (A.R., M. Mora, L.M.), Istituto Besta, Milano; Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation (G.T.), Milano; Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (A.D., E.B.), IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Roma, Italy; Center for Medical Genetics (S.J., K.C.) and Department of Neurology (J.D.B.), Ghent University Hospital, Belgium; Dipartimento di Neuroscienze (O.M., C.R., S.M., A. Toscano), Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy; Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics (A.E., P.H., B.U.), University of Helsinki, Finland; Section for Neuromuscular Diseases and Neuropathies (M. Filosto), Unit of Clinical Neurology, University Hospital 'Spedali Civili,' Brescia, Italy; Neuromusc

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000002800DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4932234PMC
July 2016

Parenteral nutrition improves nutritional status, autonomic symptoms and quality of life in transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy.

Neuromuscul Disord 2016 06 30;26(6):374-7. Epub 2016 Mar 30.

Nemo Sud Clinical Centre, AOU Policlinico, Messina, Italy; Unit of Neurology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2016.03.006DOI Listing
June 2016

Prevalence of congenital muscular dystrophy in Italy: a population study.

Neurology 2015 Mar 4;84(9):904-11. Epub 2015 Feb 4.

From the Departments of Paediatrics and Neurology (A.G., F.B., G.T., M. Monforte, E.R., M.P., E.M.), Catholic University, Rome; Unit of Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders (A.D., G.T., E.B.), Department of Neurosciences, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome; Pediatric Neurology and Neuromuscular Disease and Immunology Unit (I.M., M. Mora, L.M.), Istituto Neurologico Besta, Milan; Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology (S.M.), University of Messina; Neuromuscular Disease Unit (C.B., C.M.), G. Gaslini Institute, Genoa; Department of Neurosciences (E.P.), University of Padua, Italy; Department of Developmental Neuroscience and Molecular Medicine Neuromuscular Unit (G.A., R.B., F.M.S.), Stella Maris Institute, Pisa; Department of Neurological Sciences (F. Magri, G.P.C.), IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan; Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit (A.B.), IRCCS C. Mondino Foundation; Neuromuscular and Rare Diseases Unit (M. Moggio), IRCCS Foundation Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Dino Ferrari Center, Milano; Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit (A.P.), IRCCS Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche di Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna; Cardiomiologia e Genetica Medica (R.P., L.P.), Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale Seconda Università di Napoli; Neuromuscular Center (T.M.), S.G. Battista Hospital, University of Turin; Centro Nemo (K.G.), Milan; Neuromuscular Unit (M.V.), Nigrisoli Hospital, Bologna; Section of Medical Genetics (F.G., A.F.), Department of Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, Ferrara, Italy; and Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (F. Muntoni), UCL Institute of Child Health & Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000001303DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4351663PMC
March 2015

Translation from a DMD exon 5 IRES results in a functional dystrophin isoform that attenuates dystrophinopathy in humans and mice.

Nat Med 2014 09 10;20(9):992-1000. Epub 2014 Aug 10.

1] The Center for Gene Therapy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. [2] Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. [3] Department of Neurology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nm.3628DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4165597PMC
September 2014

Myoglobinuria as first clinical sign of a primary alpha-sarcoglycanopathy.

Eur J Pediatr 2014 Feb 30;173(2):239-42. Epub 2013 Aug 30.

Operative Unit of Metabolic Disease, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00431-013-2151-zDOI Listing
February 2014

Telomere shortening is associated to TRF1 and PARP1 overexpression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Neurobiol Aging 2011 Dec 5;32(12):2190-7. Epub 2010 Feb 5.

Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, University of Messina, AOU Policlinico, Messina 98125, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2010.01.008DOI Listing
December 2011

A new form of alpha-dystroglycanopathy associated with severe drug-resistant epilepsy and unusual EEG features.

Epileptic Disord 2011 Sep;13(3):259-62

Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatrics, University Hospital of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/epd.2011.0461DOI Listing
September 2011

Flavocoxid counteracts muscle necrosis and improves functional properties in mdx mice: a comparison study with methylprednisolone.

Exp Neurol 2009 Dec 25;220(2):349-58. Epub 2009 Sep 25.

Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, Unit of Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases, AOU Policlinico G. Martino, 98125 Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2009.09.015DOI Listing
December 2009

Daily salbutamol in young patients with SMA type II.

Neuromuscul Disord 2008 Jul 24;18(7):536-40. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

Department of Paediatric Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico Gemelli Largo Gemelli, 00168 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2008.05.004DOI Listing
July 2008

Current methodological issues in the study of children with inherited neuromuscular disorders.

Dev Med Child Neurol 2008 Jun 21;50(6):417-21. Epub 2008 Apr 21.

Department of Child Neurology, Catholic University, Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.02066.xDOI Listing
June 2008

Feeding problems and malnutrition in spinal muscular atrophy type II.

Neuromuscul Disord 2008 May 16;18(5):389-93. Epub 2008 Apr 16.

Department of Child Neurology, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmd.2008.02.008DOI Listing
May 2008

Feeding problems and weight gain in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2006 Sep-Nov;10(5-6):231-6. Epub 2006 Oct 10.

Department of Child Neurology, Policlinico Gemelli, Largo Gemelli 00168, Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2006.08.008DOI Listing
February 2007

Muscle MRI in inherited neuromuscular disorders: past, present, and future.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2007 Feb;25(2):433-40

Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Catholic University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.20804DOI Listing
February 2007

Nuclear factor kappa-B blockade reduces skeletal muscle degeneration and enhances muscle function in Mdx mice.

Exp Neurol 2006 Mar 10;198(1):234-41. Epub 2006 Jan 10.

Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, University of Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2005.11.021DOI Listing
March 2006

Oxidative stress in myotonic dystrophy type 1.

Free Radic Res 2005 Jul;39(7):771-6

Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10715760500138932DOI Listing
July 2005

Can clinical signs identify newborns with neuromuscular disorders?

J Pediatr 2005 Jan;146(1):73-9

Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2004.08.047DOI Listing
January 2005

Apoptosis and apoptosis-related proteins in thyroid myopathies.

Muscle Nerve 2002 Sep;26(3):383-8

Clinica Neurologia 2, Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario, 98125 Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.10212DOI Listing
September 2002