Researchers uncover mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain

Friday, May 9, 2008 - 13:21 in Health & Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have discovered how an antibiotic works to modulate the activity of a neurotransmitter that regulates brain functions, which eventually could lead to therapies to treat Alzheimer`s disease, Huntington`s disease, epilepsy, stroke, dementia and malignant gliomas.

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