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Research gauges neurodegeneration tied to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Research gauges neurodegeneration tied to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior 1

The custom-made arm brace and load cells for precision grip testing. Participants pressed with their thumb and forefinger against two precision load cells while viewing two horizontal bars displayed vertically on the screen. Credit: McKinney et al The neurological disorder FXTAS (pronounced “fax-tas”) stems from a genetic premutation seen in …

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