Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Tag: proteins

Putting a protein into overdrive to heal spinal cord injuries

Using genetic engineering, researchers at UT Southwestern and Indiana University have reprogrammed scar-forming cells in mouse spinal cords to create new nerve cells, spurring...

Designer protein makes paralyzed mice walk again

Using gene therapy, a research team has succeeded for the first time in getting mice to walk again after a complete cross-sectional injury. The...

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair

Healing protein bridges severed tissue in fish A freshwater zebrafish costs less than two bucks at the pet store, but it can do something priceless:...

Scientists uncover new clues to repairing injured spinal cord

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this...