Excitation BolsTORs Motor Neurons in ALS Mice

MarkP Mattson

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Abstract

It is unclear why motor neurons selectively degenerate in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Saxena etal. (2013) demonstrate that excitation of motor neurons can prevent their demise in a mouse model of inherited ALS by a mechanism involving the mTOR pathway.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume80
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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