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Stroke of Luck: Therapeutic Target Discovered in Blood–Brain Barrier

News   Feb 23, 2021 | Original story from Tokyo University of Science

 
Stroke of Luck: Therapeutic Target Discovered in Blood–Brain Barrier

Scientists from Japan and the United States have identified a new mechanism of blood-brain barrier degradation in the post-stroke brain, involving acrolein-induced modifications of proheparanase. This discovery could lead to the production of newer and more effective drugs for stroke-related disorders. Credit: Toubibe from Pixabay

 
 
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