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Research in yeast leads to serendipitous finding about a central nervous system disorder

20:00 EDT 13 Sep 2018 | AAAS

(Salk Institute) Researchers from the Salk Institute found that an important quality control mechanism in baker's yeast is closely connected to hypomyelinating leukodystrophy, a debilitating disease found in children. The findings could indicate a therapeutic approach for this rare disease, as well as for multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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