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Neurodegen 04

Topic: Pathology

Created on Monday, February 16 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Monday, February 16 2009.


Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen
These anterior horn cells from this 63 year old who died with ALS contain which of the following proteins?

 
        A) Alpha-synuclein
 
        B) Lou Gherin
 
        C) TAR-DNA binding protein 43
 
        D) Paired helical filament Tau protein
 
        E) Huntingtin
 

 


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A) alpha-synuclein

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Multiple system atrophy   (See References)

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B) Lou Gherin

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Made it up   (See References)

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C) TAR-DNA binding protein 43

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The major component of intraneuronal inclusions in familial and sporadic ALS   (See References)

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D) paired helical filament Tau protein

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Tauopathies, chemotoxicity   (See References)

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E) huntingtin

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Huntington disease   (See References)

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References:

1. Love, S., Louis, D.N., and Ellison, D.W. (2008). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 8th Edition. Oxford University Press, USA (ISBN:0340906820) Advertising:
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pathology
Neurodegen 04
Question ID: 021609140
Question written by gliageek. (C) FrontalCortex.com 2006-2009, all rights reserved. Created: 02/16/2009
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