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healtheuropa - 13 days ago

Target for stroke therapy discovered in blood brain barrier

Scientists have discovered an effective therapeutic target for life changing strokes which could help improve quality of life for patients. A new study has shown that a stroke byproduct called acrolein activates the precursor of heparanase, an enzyme that degrades the glycocalyx (a protective layer of sugar) in the blood-brain barrier, which prevents the entry [ ] The post Target for stroke therapy discovered in blood brain barrier appeared first on Health Europa.


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