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Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

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The following publications are selected for further reading:

van Overveld PG, Lemmers RJ, Deidda G, Sandkuijl L, Padberg GW, Frants RR, van der Maarel SM. Interchromosomal repeat array interactions between chromosomes 4 and 10: a model for subtelomeric plasticity. Hum Mol Genet. 2000 Nov 22;9(19):2879-84.

van der Maarel SM, Deidda G, Lemmers RJ, van Overveld PG, van der Wielen M, Hewitt JE, Sandkuijl L, Bakker B, van Ommen GJ, Padberg GW, Frants RR. De novo facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy: frequent somatic mosaicism, sex-dependent phenotype, and the role of mitotic transchromosomal repeat interaction between chromosomes 4 and 10. Am J Hum Genet. 2000 Jan;66(1):26-35.

van der Maarel SM, Deidda G, Lemmers RJ, Bakker E, van der Wielen MJ, Sandkuijl L, Hewitt JE, Padberg GW, Frants RR. A new dosage test for subtelomeric 4;10 translocations improves conventional diagnosis of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). J Med Genet. 1999 Nov;36(11):823-8.

Stout K, van der Maarel S, Frants RR, Padberg GW, Ropers HH, Haaf T. Somatic pairing between subtelomeric chromosome regions: implications for human genetic disease? Chromosome Res. 1999;7(5):323-9. 

Lemmers RJ, van der Maarel SM, van Deutekom JC, van der Wielen MJ, Deidda G, Dauwerse HG, Hewitt J, Hofker M, Bakker E, Padberg GW, Frants RR. Inter- and intrachromosomal subtelomeric rearrangements on 4q35: implications for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) aetiology and diagnosis. Hum Mol Genet. 1998 Aug;7(8):1207-14.

van Deutekom JC, Bakker E, Lemmers RJ, van der Wielen MJ, Bik E, Hofker MH, Padberg GW, Frants RR. Evidence for subtelomeric exchange of 3.3 kb tandemly repeated units between chromosomes 4q35 and 10q26: implications for genetic counseling and etiology of FSHD1. Hum Mol Genet. 1996 Dec;5(12):1997-2003.

van Deutekom JC, Lemmers RJ, Grewal PK, van Geel M, Romberg S, Dauwerse HG, Wright TJ, Padberg GW, Hofker MH, Hewitt JE, Frants RR. Identification of the first gene (FRG1) from the FSHD region on human chromosome 4q35.Hum Mol Genet. 1996 May;5(5):581-90.

Padberg GW, Frants RR, Brouwer OF, Wijmenga C, Bakker E, Sandkuijl LA. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy in the Dutch population. Muscle Nerve 1995;2:S81-4

Padberg GW, Brouwer OF, de Keizer RJ, Dijkman G, Wijmenga C, Grote JJ, Frants RR. On the significance of retinal vascular disease and hearing loss in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
Muscle Nerve 1995;2:S73-80

van Deutekom JC, Wijmenga C, van Tienhoven EA, Gruter AM, Hewitt JE, Padberg GW, van Ommen GJ, Hofker MH, Frants RR. FSHD associated DNA rearrangements are due to deletions of integral copies of a 3.2 kb tandemly repeated unit. Hum Mol Genet. 1993 Dec;2(12):2037-42.

Wijmenga C, Hewitt JE, Sandkuijl LA, Clark LN, Wright TJ, Dauwerse HG, Gruter AM, Hofker MH, Moerer P, Williamson R, et al. Chromosome 4q DNA rearrangements associated with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Nat Genet. 1992 Sep;2(1):26-30.