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Decreased activity of the EPHA4 receptor leads to extended life span in animal models of ALS and SMA, and in people with ALS
Posted on Monday, September 3, 2012 - 05:00, By: Amy Madsen
Decreased activity of the EPHA4 receptor, which is encoded by the EPHA4 gene, increases life span in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a team of scientists has reported.
The receptor, which was found to modify disease in zebrafish, mice, rats and humans, works together with a gene...