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'CARS' Imaging Reveals Clues to Myelin Damage


June 27, 2007

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Researchers have discovered that calcium ions could play a crucial role in multiple sclerosis by activating enzymes that degrade the fatty sheath that insulates nerve fibers. Full Story

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