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Whole exome sequencing in patients with ALS and concomitant FTD lacking the C9orf72 repeat expansion

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are part of a clinical, pathological and genetic continuum. The purpose of the present study was to assess the mutation burden that is present in ALS and/or FTD known disease-causing genes in 54 patients (16 with available postmortem neuropathological diagnosis) with concurrent ALS and FTD (ALS/FTD) not-carrying the C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat expansion, the most important genetic cause in both diseases.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
EGAD00001003409 Illumina HiSeq 2500 54