Salk scientists discover new target for MS

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Salk scientists discover new target for MS

Postby MSUK » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:29 am


Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

The research revealed a previously unknown connection between two ion channels, which, when misaligned, can cause the many bizarre symptoms that characterize the condition.

The findings, reported in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), provide fresh insights into the mechanisms underlying MS and suggest a novel target for therapeutic intervention....Read More - ... ageid/1398
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