Myelin Dysfunction Linked to Gene Mutations

admin avatar

by admin |

Share this article:

Share article via email
Zinbryta (Daclizumab) for MS

MSgenemyelin

Researchers have revealed the previously unknown function of the FAM126A gene in supporting myelination (the formation of the myelin sheath that protects neurons), a critically important process in the development and recovery of acute exacerbations in multiple sclerosis (MS). The research paper, entitled “The leukodystrophy protein FAM126A (hyccin) regulates PtdIns(4)P synthesis at the plasma membrane,” was published in the journal Nature Cell Biology.

Find out more on the FAM126A gene and myelin disfunction in MS here: http://bit.ly/1QbyUN2

Keep updated on all the latest MS news here: http://bit.ly/1mhVX0S

Dancing Doodle

Did you know some of the news and columns on Multiple Sclerosis News Today are recorded and available for listening on SoundCloud? These audio news stories give our readers an alternative option for accessing information important for them.

Listen Here

Video