Adding to the list of disease-causing proteins in brain disorders

A multi-institution group of researchers has found new candidate disease proteins for neurodegenerative disorders. They describe mutations in prion-like segments of two RNA-binding proteins are associated with a rare inherited degeneration disorder affecting muscle, brain, motor neurons and bone (called multisystem proteinopathy) and one case of the familial form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-03/uop…


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