Given the absence now of the effector organs, the output of a single identified motorneuron
is monitored as a substitute, permitting "easier and better quantification".
The discovery could lead to future advances in the management of patients with Huntington's, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and motorneuron
Differential diagnosis of motorneuron
disease from other neurological conditions.
The text starts with material on the relationships between motorneurons
and the muscle fibers they innervate and the concept of motor unit types.
Extension of Drosophila lifespan by overexpression of human SOD1 in motorneurons