Molecular Chaperones Shown to Assist in the Fight against Huntington Disease
12.12.2017 · FMP Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie
Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease. It is always fatal. The disease is caused by a defect in the Huntingtin gene. To this day, no therapy will put a stop to the insidious disintegration of brain cells....
Tracking the effects of air pollution on the brain
14.09.2017 · IUF Leibniz Institute for Environmental Medicine
Researchers from the IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Düsseldorf (Germany) showed in collaboration with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in Bilthoven (The...
Enzyme produced in the liver promotes obesity, fatty liver disease and insulin resistance
23.08.2017 · DIfE German Institute Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke
In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. "In combination with our...
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