Nuclear-to-cytoplasmic mislocalization of unaggregated fused in sarcoma (FUS) RNA binding protein occurs through direct interaction with aberrantly retained intron 9 within the SFPQ transcript and is a widespread feature in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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Targeting the nuclear-to-cytoplasmic mislocalization of FUS may prove to be a useful therapeutic strategy in multiple forms of ALS.
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