News tagged with intermediate filaments
A team of international researchers led by Northwestern Medicine scientists has identified how a defective protein plays a central role in a rare, lethal childhood disease known as Giant Axonal Neuropathy, or GAN. The finding ...
Medical research Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
For the first time, a defective protein that plays a specific role in degrading intermediate filaments (IF), one of three classes of filaments that form the structure of nerve cells, has been discovered by an international ...
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Astrocytes are cells that have many functions in the central nervous system, such as the control of neuronal synapses, blood flow, or the brain's response to neurotrauma or stroke.
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |