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Protein in Huntington's linked to neurogenesis

EU-funded scientists have discovered that a mutated protein inherent in Huntington's disease (HD) performs an unforeseen role in neurogenesis. The finding could lead to a better understanding of HD, an inherited neurodegenerative ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New sporadic prion protein disease identified

A new sporadic prion protein disease has been discovered. Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy (VPSPr), as it has been named, is the second type of complete sporadic disease to be identified since Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Research links huntingtin to neurogenesis

New research finds that a protein that is often mutated in Huntington's disease (HD) plays an unexpected role in the process of neurogenesis. The research, published by Cell Press in the August 12 issue of the journal Neuron, ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New approach to Alzheimer's therapy

Researchers from the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat in Munich have shown that the ADAM10 protein can inhibit the formation of beta-amyloid, which is responsible for Alzheimer's ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Medical research
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