9th Annual Biomarkers Congress

Scientists Identify Sea Squirt as Model for Alzheimer Disease Research and Drug Testing

San Diego State University researchers have discovered a potentially valuable model for Alzheimer disease (AD) research and drug testing in the form of the sea squirt Ciona intestinalis.

The team reports on their studies with the marine tunicates in a paper titled “Ascidians: an invertebrate chordate model to study Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis,” which appears in Disease Models & Mechanisms.

http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=76724119



Comments

4th Annual Pharma R&D Asia Congress
About Us | Privacy Policy | Site Map | FAQs | Advertise With Us | Community
BiotechScienceNews.com promotes research and ranks life scientists working in the life science spectrum involving biotechnology,
drug discovery, genomics, microbiology, neuroscience, medicine, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.