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Scientists uncover master key in development of Huntington’s Disease.


Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. Using an animal model of Huntington’s disease, the new study shows that signalling by a specific protein can trigger onset of the disease and lead to exacerbation of symptoms. These findings,

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