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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    [SIZE=-2]Science Daily (press release)[/SIZE]


    Researchers identify peptide that spurs cargo transport in nerve ...
    [SIZE=-1]News-Medical.net, Australia - Oct 24, 2006[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]... At her MBL laboratory, she studies the general mechanisms governing transport by injecting fluorescently labeled virus into the giant axon of the squid. ... [/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]Researchers Find 'Zip Code' Spurs Cargo Transport In Neurons [SIZE=-1]Science Daily (press release)[/SIZE][/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]Researchers find 'zip code' spurs cargo transport in neurons [SIZE=-1]Biology News Net (press release)[/SIZE][/SIZE]

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  2. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    Very cool! (although, admittedly, more cool for neurbiology in general, since it's only incidentally involving squids as the convenient "big axon we can study")
     
  3. sorseress

    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Very cool indeed. That's the 2nd bit of news I've read in the past 2 days that suggest potential breakthroughs in treating Alzheimers could come sooner rather than later.
     

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