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Normal synaptic activity in nerve cells protects the brain from misfolded proteins associated with Huntington's disease

November 15, 2009
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Reporting in Nature Medicine on November 15, investigators at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham), the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at CFRI and the University of California, San Diego also found that excessive extrasynaptic activity enhances the misfolded proteins’ deadly effects. [more...]