Articles with the topic: cell-model

Turning down the volume with dantrolene helps HD mice

Turning down the volume with dantrolene helps HD mice

Dantrolene, an muscle-relaxer drug already on the market, helps HD mice by reducing cellular calcium levels

Dr Jeff CarrollDecember 08, 2011

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