Editors' ChoiceAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Slowing Motor Neuron Degeneration, Naturally

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Science Translational Medicine  28 Oct 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 4ec13
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000514

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A naturally occurring blood protein slows the progression of ALS in mice engineered to carry the human mutation in the enzyme SOD-1.