Enzyme blocker may reverse nerve damage

Enzyme blocker may reverse nerve damage

ABC News in Science: Blocking the action of a single enzyme prevents injured nerve cells dying and enables them to regrow, say scientists in the US.

Their findings, to be published this week in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, could have implications for sufferers of spinal injury and stroke, as well as neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.

http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2009/10/27/2724996.htm


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