Single Gene Elimination Prompts Nerve Cell Regeneration

News   Apr 11, 2018 | Original Story by Bill Hathaway for Yale University

 
Single Gene Elimination Prompts Nerve Cell Regeneration

Regeneration of axons can be seen in this image from the study, depicting a mouse’s optic nerve. Credit: Yale University

 
 
 

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Ashok Sewgobind | Apr 13, 2018

Does this also benefit x-ald / amn patients?


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