Further Reading

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Kaindl AM, Jakubiczka S, Lucke T, et al. (2005). Homozygous microdeletion of chromosome 4q11-q12 causes severe limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2E with joint hyperlaxity and contractures. Hum Mutat 26: 279-280.

Knupp C, Squire JM (2001). A new twist in the collagen story — the type VI segmented supercoil. EMBO J 20: 372-376.

Kobayashi K, Nakahori Y, Miyake M, et al. (2005). Basement membrane fragility underlies embryonic lethality in fukutin-null mice. Neurobiol Dis 19: 208-217.

Kuo HJ, Keene DR, Glanville RW (1995). The macromolec-ular structure of type-VI collagen. Formation and stability of filaments. Eur J Biochem 232: 364-372.

Lamande SR, Bateman JF, Hutchison W, et al. (1998). Reduced collagen VI causes Bethlem myopathy: a heterozygous COL6A1 nonsense mutation results in mRNA decay and functional haploinsufficiency. Hum Mol Genet 7: 981-989.

Lamande SR, Shields KA, Kornberg AJ, Shield AJ, et al. (1999). Bethlem myopathy and engineered collagen VI triple helical deletions prevent intracellular multimer assembly and protein secretion. J Biol Chem 274: 21817-21822.

Longman C, Brockington M, Torelli S, et al. (2002). Mutations in the human LARGE gene cause MDC1D, a novel form of congenital muscular dystrophy with severe mental retardation and abnormal glycosylation of a-dystroglycan. Hum Mol Genet 12: 2853-2861.

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