Brain degeneration Huntingtons disease caused amino acid deficiency

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Brain degeneration in Huntington’s disease caused by amino acid deficiency

Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast disintegration of a part of the brain called the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntington’s disease: loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine. They also found that disease progression […]

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