Published in Lab Business Week, February 6th, 2005
"ALS is the most common fatal motor neuron disease, affecting mostly middle-aged people. There are no curative therapies for ALS. Several lines of evidence have supported the notion that the proapoptotic property of familial ALS (FALS)-linked mutant Cu/Zn -superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1) genes may play an important role in the pathogenesis of some FALS cases.
"Here," reported T. Chiba and colleagues, "we found that activity-dependent neurotrophic factor (ADNF), a...
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