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Scientists Identify Protein Required to Regrow Injured Nerves in Limbs 

 

 

Scientists Identify Protein Required to Regrow Injured Nerves in Limbs

June 20, 2012 - (Washington University) - "A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In the new study, published online June 20 in Neuron, the scientists show that a protein called dual leucine zipper kinase (DLK) regulates signals that tell the nerve cell it has been injured – often communicating over distances of several feet. The protein governs whether the neuron turns on its regeneration program."  Read Full Article

 

Posted on 2-Jul-12 by Toto, Brent
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