Articles with the topic: huntingtin-function

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.

Professor 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

Mapping the neighborhood: huntingtin's new protein partners

Mapping the neighborhood: huntingtin's new protein partners

Study of huntingtin protein's 'neighbors' reveals dozens of new drug development targets

Dr Jeff CarrollAugust 13, 2012

What's the connection between Huntington's Disease and cancer?

What's the connection between Huntington's Disease and cancer?

HD patients are less likely to get cancer, according to a study from Sweden - what does this mean?

Dr Jeff CarrollApril 25, 2012

HD just got cilia

HD just got cilia

Huntington's disease just got cilia: huntingtin protein affects tiny but important hairs on cells called cilia

Dr Jeff CarrollOctober 11, 2011