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Just two changes to cancer-related genes in some adult brain cells are enough to spur the genesis of glioblastomas, Inder Verma, a molecular biologist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
The patent protects a procedure for inducing bone marrow stem cells to differentiate into astrocytes, which are brain cells that naturally support neurons in the brain.
Cells in the chicken embryo were removed and substituted with corresponding quail brain cells.
5,118,606 relating to the use of spectrin as a marker for degeneration of brain cells.
Parkinson's Disease (PD), which was first described by James Parkinson in 1817 as "the shaking palsy", is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disorder, affecting the brain cells responsible for production of dopamine.
Neither treatment affected the growth or viability of the young rats; however, both elicited alterations in brain cell differentiation and cholinergic innervation at day 15, persisting into adulthood at day 60.
Washington, December 12 ( ANI ): In a new study, medical researchers have discovered that a drug intended for diabetes appears to restore memory in Alzheimer's brain cells.
The gene NR2B is part of a brain cell receptor called the NMDA receptor.
Neural thread protein (NTP) is a key molecular factor in the brain cell death which is characteristic of AD.
Nymox also has underway research and development programs to develop new and innovative therapeutics for AD, including for example, targeting NTP and the role it plays in the extensive brain cell loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Suzanne de la Monte found that the AlzheimAlert(TM) brain protein (NTP or neural thread protein) is physically associated with important structural brain cell proteins known to accumulate abnormally in Alzheimer's disease.
The nervous system produces CSF that bathes the brain, clears products of brain cell metabolism, and provides the optimal environment for brain cell function.
Spherotoxins have been linked by new lines of evidence to some of the major underlying brain cell death in Alzheimer's disease.
Spinnaker Networks(TM), the leading supplier of next generation, distributed storage systems, today announced that its SpinServer(TM) network attached storage (NAS) solution has been deployed at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies to aid in brain cell and systems research in the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory.