Ethnobotanical plant extracts, including Ghanaian quinine and Japanese knotweed, show strong activity against B.burgdorferi, outperforming current antibiotics for the treatment of Lyme disease.
Lower doses of the common antibiotic Doxycycline reduces toxicity of alpha synuclein and may be used to help treat Parkinson's disease, a new study reports.
Genetic circuits can be isolated within individual synthetic cells, researchers report.
A new study reveals a lack of dopamine transmission via D1 receptors disrupts information flow in the basal ganglia and can cause difficulty in initiating voluntary movements for Parkinson's patients.
When manipulated in two lines of transgenic mice, neuroligin 1, a gene linked to ASD, produced mature adults with irreversible defects which affected either learning or social interaction. The findings could have implications for potential gene therapies for autism.