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Pathophysiology of Ion Channels

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Aug 22, 2016


Genetic variant of calcium channels could be an underlying cause of ALS


A team of scientists led by Norbert Weiss at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, focused their attention on one form of familial ALS in order to gain better understanding of the disease. (Link)



Aug 9, 2016


ALS Mutations in Calcium Channel Seen to Disrupt Neurons That Help Control Movement


Researchers at the Czech Academy of Sciences report that two mutations, previously linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), disrupt the ability of a calcium channel to transport calcium ions in nerve cells. (Link)