Accept Cookies?
Provided by OpenGlobal E-commerce

Please wait while your page loads ...

FARAFARA Cure FA

Therapeutic Developments in Friedreich Ataxia

Friedreich ataxia is an inherited, severe, progressive neuro- and cardiodegenerative disorder for which there currently is no approved therapy. Friedreich ataxia is caused by the decreased expression and/or function of frataxin, a mitochondrial matrix protein that binds iron and is involved in the formation of iron-sulfur clusters. Decreased frataxin function leads to decreased iron-sulfur cluster formation, mitochondrial iron accumulation, cytosolic iron depletion, oxidative stress, and mitochondrial dysfunction.

Read More: Therapeutic Developments in Friedreich Ataxia


About the Author

Jen Farmer

Jen Farmer

Executive Director

SHARE

FacebookTwitterLinkedinShare on Google+
Event A.jpg

 

Archived in
  Scientific News


 

 

Tagged in
FARA Scientific News