Friday, November 7, 2008

Mitochondria Could Be Target For Therapeutic Strategy For Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Science News
(Nov. 5, 2008) — A study in the Sept. 21 on-line edition of Nature Medicine describes the function and interaction of a critical molecule involved in cell death in Alzheimer’s disease patients.

These new findings reveal that blocking this molecule, called Cyclophilin D (CypD), and development of surrounding mitochondrial targets may be viable therapeutic the whole story

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