Protein associated with ALS points to possible targets for therapeutic intervention

Scientists may have found possible targets for therapeutic interventions in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. A research team conducted the first single-molecule study of folding in the protein superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1), an antioxidant whose misfolding is linked to the neurodegenerative disease ALS. They found that it has much more complex folding than previously thought….

Scientists may have found possible targets for therapeutic interventions in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. A research team conducted the first single-molecule study of folding in the protein superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1), an antioxidant whose misfolding is linked to the neurodegenerative disease ALS. They found that it has much more complex folding than previously thought….