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Curr Biol. 1998 Jun 4;8(12):R418-21.

Anti-apoptosis therapy: a way of treating neural degeneration?

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Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4815, USA. jacobson@mpi.com

Abstract

Many degenerative diseases involve apoptotic cell death--can they be treated with apoptosis inhibitors, while protecting the normal physiological function of the rescued cells? Reason for optimism comes from a recent study of mutant flies with an analogue of the human degenerative disease retinitis pigmentosa.

PMID:
9637913
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70267-2
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