Note to users. If you're seeing this message, it means that your browser cannot find this page's style/presentation instructions -- or possibly that you are using a browser that does not support current Web standards. Find out more about why this message is appearing, and what you can do to make your experience of our site the best it can be.

Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 25 February 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 8, p. nf22
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.8.nf22]


Overcoming Inertia

Inflammation gives neurons a shove when a cellular brake releases

R. John Davenport

Abstract: Taking off a car's parking brake won't necessarily start the vehicle rolling. Similarly, releasing a neuron's brake isn't enough to get it growing, a new study reveals. The results suggest that multiple signals must combine to maximize neuron growth after an injury.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Overcoming Inertia. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (8), nf22 (2004).

Read the Full Text

To Advertise     Find Products

Science of Aging Knowledge Environment. ISSN 1539-6150