Could ALS be linked to a viral protein known as reverse transcriptase?

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
A study in the May 29 issue of Neurology is the third to find that a viral protein known as reverse transcriptase is more frequently found in the blood of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) than in those who don't have the disease. Reverse transcriptase is an enzyme that retroviruses (...
Posted on Saturday, February 16, 2002 - 13:20, By: Margaret Wahl
Benjamin Brooks directs the MDA/ALS Center at the University of Wisconsin. The center was established in 1987.