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Curr Biol. 1998 Nov 5;8(22):R809-11.

Neural disease: Drosophila degenerates for a good cause.

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Biology Department, Morrill Science Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA.

Abstract

Human neurodegenerative disorders are typified by late onset cell loss in specific brain regions and stereotypic neuroanatomical and behavioral aberrations. Recent studies suggest that molecular genetic approaches in Drosophila may shed important new light on conserved mechanisms underlying such disorders.

PMID:
9811597
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(07)00506-4
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