Navigation Links
Mayo Clinic: Brain disorder suggests common mechanism may underlie many neurodegenerative diseases
Date:1/11/2009

e the similarities that Perry syndrome shares with other neurodegenerative diseases. Perry mutations in DCTN1 are physically very close to a mutation previously reported in familial motor neuron disease, they say.

The deposits of TDP43 are also the same as found in motor neuron disease and in some forms of frontotemporal dementia, although they are in a different part of the brain. "With the discovery of mutations in Perry syndrome, researchers have a new means to explore the breakdown in the microtubule transport system in each of these diseases," says Dr. Farrer. "The insides of neurons are very dynamic. Molecules and organelles are constantly being moved to where they are needed, so it makes sense that these disorders, with aging, may be caused by a progressive breakdown in this transport system."

Understanding Perry syndrome may shed light on depression as well as metabolic syndromes, says Dr. Wszolek. Many of the patients have profound depression and about one-third of those commit suicide. Many of the patients also experience severe weight loss and sleep deprivation.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kevin Punskky
punsky.kevin@mayo.edu
904-953-2299
Mayo Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Invasion of the brain tumors
2. HIV is a double hit to the brain
3. AIDS interferes with stem cells in the brain
4. 60 second test could help early diagnosis of common brain diseases
5. U of MN researchers discover noninvasive diagnostic tool for brain diseases
6. U of Minnesota researchers discover noninvasive diagnostic tool for brain diseases
7. Influence of sex and handedness on brain is similar in capuchin monkeys and humans
8. Inside the brain of a crayfish
9. Specific brain protein required for nerve cell connections to form and function
10. Brains timing linked with timescales of the natural visual world
11. Adult brain can change, study confirms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/7/2015)... 30, 2015 Research ... addition of the "Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent ... To this date, fingerprint sensing technology is the ... sensors are well developed. This patent landscape focuses ... The domain of capacitive fingerprint sensors is ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... DUBLIN , June 25, 2015 ... the addition of the "Next Generation Biometrics Market ... to 2020" report to their offering. ... $24.4 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 17.9% ... is the leading application for the market. Safran ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2015 ... the addition of the "Latin America Biomedical Sensors ... to their offering. The Latin America Biomedical ... at a CAGR of 2.04% over the period 2014-2020 ... that are adaptable to the genetic formulation of each ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Worldwide Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape Market Report 2015-2020 - Main IP Holders include Seiko Epson, AuthenTec, Sony and STMicroelectronics 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3Latin America Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015-2020 2
... from the University of Hawaii, the Wildlife Conservation ... and Projecto Meros do Brazil discovered a new species ... in length and can weigh nearly 1,000 pounds. This ... reefs of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Was ...
... and MobileCampus(TM) Wireless Data Communications Link School ... Security, Administration and ... (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric,identification ... MobileSRO(TM) and MobileCampus(TM), silent, secure,emergency alert and management solutions ...
... Investor Spark Capital Leads Round with Additional Funding by ... Including Lockheed Martin, GE Security, Baker ... Clear(R), the fast pass for airport,security, has secured ... Capital, this round also includes a second investor Syncom ...
Cached Biology News:Genetics reveals big fish that almost got away 2BIO-key(R) Announces Emergency Alert and Management Solutions for Schools and Campuses 2BIO-key(R) Announces Emergency Alert and Management Solutions for Schools and Campuses 3Clear(R) Secures $44.4 Million in Venture Funding 2Clear(R) Secures $44.4 Million in Venture Funding 3
(Date:7/29/2015)... July 29, 2015  Therapath Neuropathology ( www.Therapath.com ... partnerships with VA and Military Medical centers both ... Density (ENFD) and Sweat Gland Nerve Fiber Density ... ( https://therapath.com/skin ). Demonstration of ... (ENFD) on punch skin biopsy is a highly ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - RepliCel Life Sciences ... regenerative medicine company, is pleased to announce that the ... (RCI-02) have been locked.  Prototypes for industrial and ... for an application for CE mark clearance to ... in 2016. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150729/248373 ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Available in select spas and ... a nighttime-specific product that targets fat cells for extreme contouring action. During sleep ... fat cells, inhibiting the formation of new fat. Upon waking CHRONODIET breaks down ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Nearly everyone has heard of the potential of ... that a rich source of these cells is teeth—baby teeth that come loose during ... be pulled to make room for braces. These potent stem cells exist in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neuropathology services for VA and Military health systems 2RepliCel Life Sciences Unveils Innovative Dermal Injector Prototype 2RepliCel Life Sciences Unveils Innovative Dermal Injector Prototype 3RepliCel Life Sciences Unveils Innovative Dermal Injector Prototype 4RepliCel Life Sciences Unveils Innovative Dermal Injector Prototype 5Phytocéane introduces CHRONO NIGHT Express Contouring Bi-Gel 2Phytocéane introduces CHRONO NIGHT Express Contouring Bi-Gel 3Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AOMS) in Elmhurst, IL Partners with Provia Labs to make Store-A-Tooth™ Dental Stem Cell Banking Available to their Patients 2
... in a hexagonal, chicken wire structure holds great ... conductive, graphene may one day replace conventional silicon microchips, ... In addition to potential applications in integrated circuits, solar ... material has attracted the attention of physicists for its ...
... Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), an international biopharmaceutical company ... will present on a panel at the 31st Annual Cowen Group ... March 7, 2011 at 1 PM and Dr. Robin Smith, the ... at 10:15 AM. The Conference will be held at the Boston ...
... Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading developer ... enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral ... market the Eagle Eye® Platinum digital IVUS catheter in ... PCI Live Demonstration Course in Kurashiki, which starts on ...
Cached Biology Technology:Probing atomic chicken wire 2Probing atomic chicken wire 3Probing atomic chicken wire 4NeoStem to Present at Cowen Group 31st Annual Health Care Conference on March 7 and 8 2NeoStem to Present at Cowen Group 31st Annual Health Care Conference on March 7 and 8 3Volcano Announces the Introduction of the Eagle Eye® Platinum Digital IVUS Catheter at the 20th PCI Live Demonstration Course in Kurashiki 2Volcano Announces the Introduction of the Eagle Eye® Platinum Digital IVUS Catheter at the 20th PCI Live Demonstration Course in Kurashiki 3
... Microarray Kit (V2), 22K is useful for investigating ... Each microarray contains content derived from the ATH1 ... Research (TIGR) and represents 21,500 genes. ... x 3? glass slides each containing an identical ...
... projects require screening through a huge ... relevant data from normal biologic diversity. ... now available to help better manage ... flood inherent to biomarker discovery. The ...
... CLS number is a new ... match Cornings product number. If ... order under the old Sigma-Aldrich ... service for assistance. ID clarifier: ...
... Speed Shaker ,Product Information ... is a high quality, general purpose shaker with ... the other models in the line, the Orbit ... control panel. Electronic controls are utilized for setting ...
Biology Products: