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Challenges in neurodegenerative diseases

Edited by Dr Julie Chan

A thematic series in Journal of Biomedical Science.

  1. Shiga toxin 2 from enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli is the etiologic agent of bloody diarrhea, hemolytic uremic syndrome and derived encephalopathies that may result to death in patients. Being a Gram negative ...

    Authors: Clara Berdasco, Alipio Pinto, Valeria Calabró, David Arenas, Adriana Cangelosi, Patricia Geoghegan, Pablo Evelson and Jorge Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2019 26:16

    Content type: Research

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  2. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most common movement disorder and manifests as resting tremor, rigidity, bradykinesia, and postural instability. Pathologically, PD is characterized by selective loss of dopamin...

    Authors: Meng-Ling Chen and Ruey-Meei Wu

    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2018 25:52

    Content type: Review

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  3. The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is the biggest organelle in cells and is involved in versatile cellular processes. Formation and maintenance of ER morphology are regulated by a series of proteins controlling me...

    Authors: Yu-Tzu Shih and Yi-Ping Hsueh

    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2018 25:2

    Content type: Review

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  4. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality of both young adults of less than 45 years of age and the elderly, and contributes to about 30% of all injury deaths in ...

    Authors: Barry J. Hoffer, Chaim G. Pick, Michael E. Hoffer, Robert E. Becker, Yung-Hsiao Chiang and Nigel H. Greig

    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2017 24:71

    Content type: Review

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  5. Three-dimensional (3D) brain organoids derived from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs), including embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), appear to recapitulate the brain’s 3D...

    Authors: Chun-Ting Lee, Raphael M. Bendriem, Wells W. Wu and Rong-Fong Shen

    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Science 2017 24:59

    Content type: Review

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