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Fly Protein Has Protective Effect on Dopaminergic Neurons

News   Oct 05, 2018 | Original Press Release from Lehigh University

 
Fly Protein Has Protective Effect on Dopaminergic Neurons

Researchers at Lehigh University discover that the Scarlet protein -- associated with eye color -- in fruit flies has a neuroprotective effect on dopaminergic neurons -- those lost in Parkinson's disease sufferers and responsible for impairment of movement coordination. Credit: Christa Neu, Lehigh University Communications + Public Affairs

 
 
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