Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 21 September 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 38, p. nf74
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.38.nf74]

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Two Ways About It

Phosphate-adding proteins send neurons down different roads to death after a stroke

R. John Davenport

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/38/nf74

Abstract: The fast lane or the slow lane will eventually get you to the same place. Similarly, neurons can die quickly or slowly after a stroke, and new work reveals two different proteins that control which route a cell takes. The study clarifies the mechanisms that obliterate neurons and suggests a new target for drug designers.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Two Ways About It. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (38), nf74 (2005).

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