The brain’s support cells show defective development in Huntington’s disease

The neurological disorder Huntington’s disease causes behavioral and motor changes, which among other things are a result of dysfunctional maturation or formation of glial cells, the brain’s support cells, researchers demonstrate in a new study based on mice trials. The researchers’ long-term goal is to be able to use the research results to develop a treatment for Huntington’s disease using glial cells.

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