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Mice With Human Protein, COX-2, Exhibit Age-Related Memory Loss, Similar To Alzheimer's Disease

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November 21, 2001
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A new player is emerging in the complex world of the brain. This player, a protein called COX-2, appears to be critically important in the brain's normal functioning, as evidenced by its ability to wreak havoc in mice that have too much of it.

A new player is emerging in the complex world of the brain. This player, a protein called COX-2, appears to be critically important in the brain's normal functioning, as evidenced by its ability to wreak havoc in mice that have too much of it.


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