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New Molecular Therapy Restores Insulation on Peripheral Nerves in Mice

News   Feb 13, 2018 | Original story by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 
Experimental Therapy Restores Nerve Insulation Damaged by Disease

This image from a paper in Nature Medicine shows how inhibiting an enzyme called HDAC3 in mice increases the expansion of Schwann cells (green). Schwann cells form a protective insulating layer called the myelin sheath around the nerves. Blocking HDAC3 increases the production of myelin proteins, shown in red.Credit: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 
 
 

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