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Beating the regeneration blockers: New group of interacting partners for myelin-associated receptors

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November 12, 2010
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IBEC - Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
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It's known that the development of neuronal diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease is connected with the levels of myelin -- an insulating substance around nerve fibres -- in the body, although the actual causes of these conditions remain unknown. Now researchers have discovered a new group of interacting partners for myelin-associated receptors, which could shed light on the significance of imbalanced production or modifications of the substance.

It's known that the development of neuronal diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease is connected with the levels of myelin -- an insulating substance around nerve fibres -- in the body, although the actual causes of these conditions remain unknown. Now researchers at IBEC have discovered a new group of interacting partners for myelin-associated receptors, which could shed light on the significance of imbalanced production or modifications of the substance.


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  1. Llorens, F., Gil, V., del Río, J. A. Emerging functions of myelin-associated proteins during development, neuronal plasticity, and neurodegeneration. FASEB J., 2010 Nov 8

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IBEC - Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia. (2010, November 12). Beating the regeneration blockers: New group of interacting partners for myelin-associated receptors. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101112083919.htm
IBEC - Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia. "Beating the regeneration blockers: New group of interacting partners for myelin-associated receptors." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101112083919.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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