Toward New Medications for Chronic Brain Diseases, American Chemical Society Study

Published: Apr 22, 2011

ScienceDaily (Apr. 20, 2011) — A needle-in-the-haystack search through nearly 390,000 chemical compounds had led scientists to a substance that can sneak through the protective barrier surrounding the brain with effects promising for new drugs for Parkinson's and Huntington's disease. They report on the substance, which blocks formation of cholesterol in the brain, in the journal, ACS Chemical Biology.

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