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Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde: Healing mesenchymal cells morph and destroy muscles in models of spinal cord injury, ALS and ... - Science Daily


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The findings were published today in Nature Cell Biology. By studying the muscles of ALS patients and mouse models of motor neuron injury or disease, the scientists found FAP cells actually promoted muscle wasting and scarring. The cells activated a ...

Muscle discovery could open new treatment paths for ALS and other neuron disorders - FierceBiotech


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Cells that promote muscle repair have a dark side—a tendency to change so radically that they actually cause wasting and scaring rather than healing. A team led by Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute discovered this transformation in ...
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LC10 – the neuron that tracks fruit flies - Phys.Org


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Many animals rely on vision to detect, locate, and track moving objects. Male Drosophila fruit flies primarily use visual cues to stay close to a female and to direct their courtship song towards her. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of ...

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