Scientists Discover Enzyme Crucial To The Transportation Of Proteins Within Cells14 years, 12 months ago
Posted on Dec 18, 2004, 5 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered an enzyme in mammals crucial to the transportation of proteins within cells. Published today in Neuron, this discovery opens new avenues of understanding of the mechanisms underlying neuronal function and new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers and Huntington Disease.