Articles with the topic: huntingtin-function

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

Ultra-rare mutations highlight the importance of the HD gene in brain development

New technology enables researchers to find ultra-rare mutations in the HD gene, distinct from the one causing HD

Megan KrenchAugust 29, 2016

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference 2016 - day 1

Proteins and DNA - Jeff and Ed report from day 1 of the 2016 #huntingtonsdisease therapeutics conference

Dr Ed WildFebruary 25, 2016

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Buzzilia Video: Day 1

Buzzilia video: Day 1. Highlights of the 2013 HD World Congress in Brazil: nightly news, interviews and features

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 09, 2013

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

Video feature: Huntington's disease research... in space!

The sky's no longer the limit for HD research: HDBuzz interviews Gwen Owens, who's sending the HD protein into space!

Dr Ed WildSeptember 27, 2013

Does a 'rusty hinge' cause Huntington's disease?

Does a 'rusty hinge' cause Huntington's disease?

Canadian scientists have found that the mutant huntingtin protein is less flexible than normal.

Dr Ed WildAugust 27, 2013

Splicing with danger: a new way of thinking about the harmful Huntington's disease protein

Splicing with danger: a new way of thinking about the harmful Huntington's disease protein

Researchers discover a new way harmful fragments of the huntingtin protein are made in neurons.

Dr Tamara MaiuriMay 06, 2013

HD Therapeutics Conference 2013 Updates: Day 1

HD Therapeutics Conference 2013 Updates: Day 1

Day 1 of our coverage of the Huntington's Disease Therapeutics Conference

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 09, 2013

Gone fishing:  protein network screen identifies new therapeutic targets in Huntington's disease

Gone fishing: protein network screen identifies new therapeutic targets in Huntington's disease

'Discovery-driven' screen reveals new protein networks involved in Huntington's disease damage & new drug targets

Carly DesmondJanuary 18, 2013

'Guard dog' proteins reveal surprising connections between Huntington's disease and other brain disorders

'Guard dog' proteins reveal surprising connections between Huntington's disease and other brain disorders

DNA/RNA-binding proteins may be involved in the damage caused by Huntington's disease and other major brain disorders

Melissa ChristiansonJanuary 10, 2013