Possible Trigger for Multiple Sclerosis Nerve Damage, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study

Published: Nov 28, 2012

High-resolution real-time images show in mice how nerves may be damaged during the earliest stages of multiple sclerosis. The results suggest that the critical step happens when fibrinogen, a blood-clotting protein, leaks into the central nervous system and activates immune cells called microglia.

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