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Protein “Clumps” May Offer Novel Treatment Avenue for ALS

News   Jul 02, 2019 | Original story from UC San Diego

 
Protein “Clumps” May Offer Novel Treatment Avenue for ALS

Left: Cells exposed to the toxin arsenite, an example of cellular stress, get clumps of the protein TDP-43 (colored red). Right: When arsenite-exposed cells are treated with the chemical compound mitoxantrone, TDP-43 no longer clumps. Credit: UC San Diego Health Sciences.

 
 
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