TITLE

Protective Gene, Longer Life

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
PN;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a new genetic discovery that offers a deeper understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) disease processe and that could improve survival in people with ALS. It mentions that it supports the theory that the death of motor neurons is caused by the changes in cellular transport. It details how the study was conducted. John Landers of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, notes the significance of the discovery since it provides clue on ALS progression.
ACCESSION #
44175457

 

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