Articles with the topic: cell-model

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

Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells and HD: past, present and future

Stem cells - who needs 'em? Scientists make brain cells from skin cells. Could this help HD?

Dr Jeff CarrollAugust 08, 2011

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Re-routing the huntingtin protein inside cells

Canadian team decodes the tags that re-route the huntingtin protein within cells, helping explain how it becomes toxi

Dr Jeff CarrollJune 26, 2011

Anti-nausea drug helps cells with the HD mutation stay healthy in a surprising way

Anti-nausea drug helps cells with the HD mutation stay healthy in a surprising way

Anti-nausea drug meclizine protects cells with the HD mutation from death by reducing cellular energy production

Dr Jeff CarrollFebruary 04, 2011