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The chicken or the egg question in a floppy infant syndrome: do motoneurons get sick before sensory neurons?

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It is an old riddle that has puzzled countless generations. Yet, scientists are now faced with another similar dilemma in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: which came first, sick motoneurons or sick sensory neurons? Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) affects 1 in every 6,000 newborns worldwide, Read more…

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