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2014-06-28 14:30:53

A drug that blocks the action of the enzyme Cdk5 could substantially reduce brain damage if administered shortly after a stroke.

Link Suggested Between Nervous System And Cancer
2013-10-15 12:24:53

A specific protein once thought to exist only in the brain may play a crucial role in a deadly form of thyroid cancer, as well as other cancers, and provide a fresh target for researchers seeking ways to stop its progression

2011-09-22 21:31:53

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have found that a common cancer protein leads a second, totally different life in normal adult brain cells: It helps regulates memory formation and may be implicated in Alzheimer's disease.

2011-08-15 22:31:35

Alzheimer's disease is characterized by abnormal proteins that stick together in little globs, disrupting cognitive function (thinking, learning, and memory).

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2011-01-31 09:21:10

Among stem cell biologists there are few better-known proteins than nestin, whose very presence in an immature cell identifies it as a "stem cell," such as a neural stem cell.

2009-01-19 09:40:00

Researchers have identified a biochemical switch required for nerve cells to respond to DNA damage.

2005-07-24 18:03:41

A team of scientists has discovered three molecules –– from a search of 58,000 compounds –– that appear to inhibit a key perpetrator of Alzheimer's disease.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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