Articles with the topic: aggregates

Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Pennies for your neurons — copper’s bad influence on Huntington’s disease

Joint HDBuzz Prizewinner: Pennies for your neurons — copper’s bad influence on Huntington’s disease

There is copper in your brain! Check out how copper and the Huntington’s disease protein are partners in crime.

Terry Jo BichellJanuary 30, 2014

DNA shutdown proteins in Huntington's disease:  More than meets the eye

DNA shutdown proteins in Huntington's disease: More than meets the eye

Blocking HDAC4 improves Huntington's disease-related problems in cells and mice - but in a surprising way

Melissa ChristiansonDecember 16, 2013

New study sheds light on regional degeneration in HD

New study sheds light on regional degeneration in HD

Why do certain brain cells die in HD? New research suggests is may be due to the efficiency of cellular recycling

Dr Kurt JensenNovember 12, 2013

Dyeing to prevent dying? Methylene blue beneficial in Huntington's disease mice

Dyeing to prevent dying? Methylene blue beneficial in Huntington's disease mice

A bolt from the blue - methylene blue may fight Huntington's disease by preventing protein clumps

Dr Tamara MaiuriJanuary 08, 2013

New antibody reveals dangerous parts of huntingtin protein

New antibody reveals dangerous parts of huntingtin protein

A new antibody lets scientists identify neurons that are going to die after producing mutant huntingtin

Dr Jeff CarrollNovember 17, 2011

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Meet the enemy: neutron ray reveals HD protein structure

Scientists use beams of neutrons to study the structure of clumps of mutant huntingtin protein

Dr Jeff CarrollMay 26, 2011

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Focused drug screening leads to improved drugs to increase the rate of cellular recycling

Advanced drug screening techniques help scientists to make drugs that increase cellular recycling in neurons.

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 16, 2010