This roundup of research news includes information about a possible role for serotonergic neurons in ALS and three strategies for targeting misfolded or aggregated proteins   

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 04:59, By: Amy Madsen
Nerve cells called serotonergic neurons degenerate in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and may influence the ALS disease process, an international research team has reported. In particular, the loss of these specialized cells appears to be linked to increased muscle tone or tightness (spasticity...