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Glutamine is an amino acid used in nutrition therapy. It is also being studied for the treatment of diarrhea caused by radiation therapy to the pelvis.
New disease model for Huntington's

New disease model for Huntington's

Abnormal glutamine repeats interfere with key transcription factor, leading to neurodegeneration

Abnormal glutamine repeats interfere with key transcription factor, leading to neurodegeneration

New insights into prion propagation

New insights into prion propagation

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects Vitrolife patent claims

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects Vitrolife patent claims

Scientists convert the sequence of proteins into music

Scientists convert the sequence of proteins into music

Curry related compound shows promise against Kennedy's disease

Curry related compound shows promise against Kennedy's disease

Nanogen announces new patents for inventions related to diabetes and Alzheimer's disease biomarkers

Nanogen announces new patents for inventions related to diabetes and Alzheimer's disease biomarkers

Green tea slows down plaque formation in Huntington's disease

Green tea slows down plaque formation in Huntington's disease

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

The endocannabinoid system controls key epileptogenic circuits in the hippocampus

Mechanism for neurodenegerative diseases linked to transport proteins

Mechanism for neurodenegerative diseases linked to transport proteins

Promising treatment for Huntington's disease soon to be tested clinically

Promising treatment for Huntington's disease soon to be tested clinically

Possible molecular origin of at least nine human diseases of nervous system degeneration

Possible molecular origin of at least nine human diseases of nervous system degeneration

Ataxin-1 affects the development of the nervous system

Ataxin-1 affects the development of the nervous system

Primordial soup where life began on earth was hot and not cold

Primordial soup where life began on earth was hot and not cold

Psychiatric illness drugs may protect the brain cells that die in people with Huntington's disease

Psychiatric illness drugs may protect the brain cells that die in people with Huntington's disease

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

$1.6 million ecological stoichiometry grant to study how certain nutrients affect the development of disease in humans and animals

$1.6 million ecological stoichiometry grant to study how certain nutrients affect the development of disease in humans and animals

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease