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Scientists Suggest Curbing Sugar Modification to Tame BACE

RESEARCH NEWS 2015-01-23 Research News One strategy scientists are trying to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s is inhibiting the BACE1 enzyme that cleaves the amyloid precursor protein (APP). However, since BACE1 cuts a range of other substrates, side effects are a concern. One ...

Do Motor Neuron Firing Rates Rise, Then Crash, in ALS?

RESEARCH NEWS 2015-01-23 Research News Early on in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis motor, neurons fire like machine guns, but then they run out of ammo and go silent, according to a paper in the January 12 Nature Communications. Researchers from the University of St. Andrews in ...

Katharina Quinlan

Nothwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, United States

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