Discovery of 'molecular switch' could be vital clue in MS

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Discovery of 'molecular switch' could be vital clue in MS

Post by scorpion » Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:36 pm

Hopefully when they say years away they don't mean yeaaaaaarrrrrrrsssss away. Maybe there is an excess of emmprin in people's veins that lead to MS? Come on JL let me have this one! I have been a good boy lately! ... story.html

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Post by cheerleader » Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:38 pm

been discussing EMMPRIN on this thread.

EMMPRIN is not only elevated in MS lesions, it's elevated in stroke and cerebrovascular disease created by ischemic (low O2) insult.
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Post by patientx » Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:22 am

Thanks for posting this Scorp. It's a pretty good follow-on to what Squiffy had posted.

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Post by sou » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:58 pm

This seems like a physiological reaction to hypoxia. Wouldn't restoring oxygenation be a better approach instead of silencing this protein?

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