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ALS-in-a-dish Study Offers Hope

News   Jan 16, 2019 | Original story from Harvard University

 
Altering Stathmin2 Expression Rescues Motor Neuron Growth

Patient specific stem cell-derived motor neurons stained for the neuronal marker III-Tubulin (green) and the ALS-implicated protein TDP-43 (magenta). In this study, the authors determined that TDP-43 sustains normal levels of the microtubule destabilizing protein STMN2, which helps neurons grow and regenerate axons. Image credit: Joseph Klim

 
 
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