Researchers from the Huck Institutes’ Center for Cellular Dynamics, led by Center director Melissa Rolls, have found that a neuroprotective...
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Researchers identified 21 proteins that specifically bind to a protein called ataxin-1. Twelve of these proteins enhance the misfolding of ataxin-1 and thus promote the formation of harmful protein aggregate structures, whereas nine of them prevent the misfolding.
Researchers have discovered a new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia, an often fatal movement disorder.
Copies for CAG and CTG triplets repeat themselves numerous times and disrupt normal gene sequences in some neurodegenerative diseases, a new study reports.