Fruit fly study sheds light on brain development and disease

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Fruit fly study sheds light on brain development and disease

Post by MSUK » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:09 am

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Scientists have identified a new genetic marker that makes fruit fly a better model for brain development and diseases.

The human brain is composed of 100 billion individual nerve cells which communicate with each other via a complex network of connections. Errors in communications of these cells are often at the basis of brain and nerve diseases such as Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... geid/1398/
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