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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 22 December 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 51, p. nf116
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.51.nf116]


Once More, With Feeling

Hobbling glycation-detecting protein restores feeling in diabetic mice

R. John Davenport

Abstract: Shackling a particular receptor protein could sweeten life for diabetic patients, new results suggest. Blocking the molecule, which normally detects sugar-marred proteins, prevents numbness in diabetic mice. Drugs that cripple the receptor might reduce this common diabetes complication.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Once More, With Feeling. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (51), nf116 (2004).

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