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We thank Dr. Rebecca Sheean for expert technical assistance. Proprietary antibodies against misfolded SOD1 and additional funding were provided by Amorfix Life Sciences. N.R.C. is the Canada Research Chair in Neurodegeneration and Protein Misfolding Diseases at the University of British Columbia, and is supported by donations from the Webster Foundation, the Allen T. Lambert Neural Research Fund, and the Temerty Family Foundation, and also by grants from PrioNet Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and Biogen-Idec Corp. J.J.Y. is supported by the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Research Institute of Australia and by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant 1003032. B.J.T. is supported by NHMRC Project Grant 1008910 and an MND Research Institute of Australia Mick Rodger Benalla MND Research Grant. A. F. H. is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and supported by NHMRC Program Grant 628946.