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Mitochondrial Function

Berkeley Lab Scientists Help Develop Promising Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

There’s new hope in the fight against Huntington’s disease. A group of researchers that includes scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed a compound that suppresses symptoms of the devastating disease in mice.

The compound is a synthetic antioxidant that targets mitochondria, an organelle within cells… Berkeley Lab Scientists Help Develop Promising Therapy for Huntington’s Disease   



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