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Cellular Levels of Vitamin B1 May Influence the Progression of Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease is a relatively rare disease that occurs when a person has altered expression of a specific gene called the huntingtin gene. The presence of this mutated gene initiates the synthesis of an altered protein  (similarly called the mutated huntingtin protein, or mHTT) that damages nerve cells in the brain over time. The disease progresses over the course of several years and clinically manifests as gradually worsening mental, emotional and physical dysfunction, to t... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, May 17, 2018