Molecule discovery may lead to new drugs for brain and spinal cord injury

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Molecule discovery may lead to new drugs for brain and spinal cord injury

A new study reveals that a small molecule produced by a fungus may stimulate the regeneration of axons – the slender, “thread-like projections that carry electrical signals” between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The researchers believe that the discovery could lead to much needed new drugs that repair damage to the central nervous system.


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