Volume 28, Issue 4 p. 552-553
Letter: New Observations

A novel SCARB2 mutation causing late-onset progressive myoclonus epilepsy

Yuichi Higashiyama MD

Yuichi Higashiyama MD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Hiroshi Doi MD, PhD

Corresponding Author

Hiroshi Doi MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

Correspondence to: Dr. Hiroshi Doi, Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0004, Japan; [email protected]Search for more papers by this author
Masatoshi Wakabayashi MD

Masatoshi Wakabayashi MD

Ojiya Sakura Hospital, Niigata, Japan

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Yoshinori Tsurusaki PhD

Yoshinori Tsurusaki PhD

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Noriko Miyake MD, PhD

Noriko Miyake MD, PhD

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Hirotomo Saitsu MD, PhD

Hirotomo Saitsu MD, PhD

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Chihiro Ohba MD

Chihiro Ohba MD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Ryoko Fukai MD

Ryoko Fukai MD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Satoko Miyatake MD, PhD

Satoko Miyatake MD, PhD

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Hideto Joki MD

Hideto Joki MD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Shigeru Koyano MD, PhD

Shigeru Koyano MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Yume Suzuki MD, PhD

Yume Suzuki MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Fumiaki Tanaka MD, PhD

Fumiaki Tanaka MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Yoshiyuki Kuroiwa MD, PhD

Yoshiyuki Kuroiwa MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Neurology and Stroke Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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Naomichi Matsumoto MD, PhD

Naomichi Matsumoto MD, PhD

Department of Human Genetics, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

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First published: 16 January 2013
Citations: 8

Funding agencies: This work was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (to H.D.).

Relevant conflicts of interest/financial disclosures: Dr. Doi is funded by a Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Miyake is funded by research grants from the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, a Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and the Takeda Science Foundation. Dr. Saitsu is funded by research grants from the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, a Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and Research Grants from the Japan Epilepsy Research Foundation. Dr. Koyano is funded by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Tanaka is funded by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Kuroiwa is funded by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Matsumoto is funded by research grants from the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare and the Japan Science and Technology Agency, the Strategic Research Program for Brain Sciences, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (Transcription cycle) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan, a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, a Grant for 2011 Strategic Research Promotion of Yokohama City University, and the Takeda Science Foundation.

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