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Botox Used to Find New Wrinkle in Brain Communication, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Study



5/3/2013 7:26:35 AM

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National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel role for the molecules, called SNARES, may be a missing piece that scientists have been searching for to fully understand how brain cells communicate under normal and disease conditions.

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