Saturday May 27th 2017

Study may provide future insights into causes and mechanisms of demyelinating diseases

Using the surface forces apparatus and an atomic force microscope, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have taken a molecular approach to myelin membrane interactions, leading to insights into demyelinating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis. Their research is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences.

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Study may provide future insights into causes and mechanisms of demyelinating diseases

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