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Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease
Vikramjit Lahiri and Daniel J. Klionsky | Mar 1, 2018
New details of the molecular process by which our cells consume themselves point to therapeutic potential.
Molecule Found in Huntington’s Patients Kills Cancer Cells
Jim Daley | Feb 13, 2018
Researchers were able to slow tumor growth in a mouse model of human ovarian cancer.
CRISPR Corrects RNA-based Disease Defects
Kerry Grens | Aug 10, 2017
In human cells, researchers deploy the genome editor to snip out toxic repetitive sequences.
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 4, 2014
Researchers show that pathogenic protein aggregates that accumulate within neurons and are a hallmark of Huntington’s disease can propagate from cell to cell.
Cysteine Aids Mice with Huntington’s
Kerry Grens | Mar 31, 2014
Rodent models of Huntington’s disease show dysfunctional cysteine production, and adding the amino acid to their diets seems to relieve symptoms.
Huntington's Disease Protects from Cancer?
Bob Grant | Apr 13, 2012
Swedish researchers have discovered that patients with the neurodegenerative disorder had half the normal expected risk of developing tumors.