Molecular Medicine Israel

Striking a balance in fragile X

Genetic and acute CPEB1 depletion ameliorate fragile X pathophysiology

In fragile X syndrome, the absence of fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP) allows the production of certain proteins to go unchecked in the brain. A recent study in mice suggests that bringing excessive translation into balance may provide a key to treating this syndrom.

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