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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 31 August 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 35, p. nf70
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.35.nf70]

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Numb Together

Bone marrow cells deaden neurons in diabetes

R. John Davenport

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/35/nf70

Abstract: Like bullies who move into peaceful neighborhoods and cause trouble, bone marrow cells fuse with and short-circuit neurons in diabetic rodents, new work reveals. The findings uncover a new trigger for diabetes-related nerve damage and suggest that diverting the errant bone marrow cells might alleviate the complication.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Numb Together. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (35), nf70 (2005).

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