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Common Disease Mechanism for ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

News   Aug 21, 2018 | Original Story from Columbia University

 
Common Disease Mechanism for ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

Researchers found clumps of non-functioning hnRNP H and at least three other RNA-binding proteins in the brain cells of people who had died with ALS, frontotemporal dementia or both. Bright red clumps of hnRNP H can be seen in the spinal cord motor neurons at left. Healthy neurons are shown at right. Credit: Aarti Sharma/Columbia University

 
 
 

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