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Date:7/13/2009

rotein structure has important biological functions," says Dr. Kritzer. It is found in a class of antioxidant proteins known as thioredoxins, in proteins that shuttle metals around a cell, and in proteins that regulate gene activity. The connection to antioxidants and to metals ties into other lines of research. NINDS is currently supporting clinical trials in patients to test whether specific antioxidants slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. High doses of heavy metals such as lead, manganese, iron and mercury are known to be toxic to brain cells.

The researchers are conducting further experiments to explore how cyclic peptides prevent cell death. They are also adapting their system for making cyclic peptides so that it can be used in other cell types (including human cells) and other diseases.


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Contact: Daniel Stimson
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301-496-5751
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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